Next SHS Meeting & AGM

2pm, Saturday 18th May 2019

Soviet Communes

The talk will be given by Dr Andy Willimott, author, Living the Revolution: Urban Communes and Soviet Socialism, 1917 – 1932

Please note the Society’s AGM will be held at 1pm.

Venue: Red Lion Hall, Basement, Tresham House, Red Lion Square, entrance is via Lamb’s Conduit Passage, Conway Hall, Holborn WC1R 4RE

Living the Revolution offers a pioneering insight into the world of the early Soviet activist. Read on ...

Contested Minorities in the ‘New Europe’: National Identity from the Baltics to the Balkans, 1918-1939

A Conference at Birkbeck, University of London 
1-2 June 2019

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Among the many challenges facing the new, or enlarged, nation-states that arose on the territories of the former empires of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe in 1918, few were as vexing or complex as the ‘minorities question’. Across this mosaic of geopolitical boundaries, what the Czech philosopher Tomáš Masaryk emphatically termed ‘New Europe’, thousands of disparate communities suddenly discovered that they now existed as minorities, often in areas adjacent to their designated homelands. Read on ...

The Living Wage and the pursuit of a ‘Revolutionary Policy’

Socialist History Society Public Meeting

Speaker Ian Bullock author of Under Siege The Independent Labour Party in Interwar Britain

2pm Saturday 16th March

Red Lion Hall, Basement, Tresham House,
Red Lion Square, entrance via Lamb’s Conduit Passage beside Conway Hall,
Holborn, WC1R 4RE

During the period between the two world wars, the Independent Labour Party was the main voice of radical socialism in Great Britain. Read on ...

Nature and the first class struggle in history

A Feminist Perspective, by Greta Sykes

The talk offers some thoughts on early matriarchic societies and the people’s attitude to nature. The influences bringing about change towards patriarchic ones over many centuries will be explored.
Group work and questions offer the opportunity to debate the issues.

Haringey Green Party
Monday, 18th February 2019 at 7.30pm
Penang Satay House,
9, Turnpike Lane, N8 DEP

All welcome

Greta Sykes id Co-chair of the Socialist History Society and author of “Under Charred Skies” [AuthorHouseUk, 2015] – it may be obtained here… Read on ...