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 ...

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 ...

The Paradoxes of Edward Truelove

Radical Publisher of High Holborn

An illustrated talk by Deborah Lavin
On Edward Truelove (1809-99), defender of free speech, assassination of tyrants, birth control, women’s rights, republicanism and freethought

Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at 7.15pm
(Doors open at 6.45pm)

Camden Local Studies & Archives Centre
2nd Floor, Holborn Library, 32-38 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8PA

Admission Free Read on ...