Cult and Anti­cult: Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky in the 1920s

Socialist History Society Public Meeting
Saturday 27th January 2018 2.00pm
MARX MEMORIAL LIBRARY
37a Clerkenwell Green EC1R 0DU
nearest tube Farringdon
FREE TO ATTEND – ALL WELCOME

Speaker: Prof Kevin Morgan

The communist cult of the individual was not just a Soviet phenomenon but an international one. When Stalin died in 1953, the communists of all countries united in mourning the figure that was the incarnation of their cause. Read on ...

Echoes of Revolution, 1848-1918. Revolution, Nationalism and Socialism.

School of History, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.
17-18 February 2018

As a pivotal year in European history, 1918 begs comparison with other pivotal years, in particular 1848, in which many similar social and national aspirations came to the fore. This conference will look at and compare movements for radical social and political change of those revolutionary years. Read on ...