SHS member Deborah Lavin will be one of the speakers at a day-long conference on Anna Kingsford (1846-1888) who is described as a “neglected figure in western esotericism who inspired individuals and organisations in many fields“.
Saturday 17th February 2018, 10am – 6pm.50 Gloucester Place, London, W1E 8UA.
Join Mike Makin-Waite (author, Communism and Democracy) and Bea Campbell (journalist, broadcaster and author of many books) in conversation with Sally Davison (editorial team Soundings / Lawrence and Wishart)
Thursday 25 January 2018 7.00 pm
Marx Memorial Library,
37a Clerkenwell Green , London, EC1R 0DU
(Farringdon Underground Station)
Turn up on the evening – or sign-up to attend on the Lawrence and Wishart website…
As discussion continues about the relevance of the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution, Makin-Waite’s new book from Lawrence and Wishart highlights the democratic and liberal counter-currents that always existed within the communist movement. Read on ...
Rosa Luxemburg and Her Ideas: Engaging the Left and Impacting the World
26 – 29 April, 2018 – Chicago (USA)
Conference Language: English
Rosa Luxemburg dedicated her life to the fight against war, poverty, exploitation and any kind of suppression. Yet today in the age of neo-liberalism, we have the same problems as in the beginning of the 20th century. Read on ...
Thursday 26 October 7pm
Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU
- Claudia Webbe, Islington Councillor and member of the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee in the Chair
- Winston Pinder, friend of Claudia, on Claudia’s life as socialist, organiser and writer
- Meirian Jump, Archivist & Library Manager, on Claudia’s archives at the MML
Claudia Jones (1915-1964) was a political activist and tireless anti-racist campaigner. Read on ...