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 ...

Action for The Silenced of Syria

Agit Lit Night Monday 8th January 2018 at 7.30 pm

Syrian and International Poets and Musicians for Peace in Syria

Poetry Cafe
22 Betterton Street
London WC2H 9BX
Nearest tube: Covent Garden or Leicester Square

£5 or £3 Exiled Writers Ink members and asylum seekers.

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“By Our Own Hands” – A People’s History of the Grenadian Revolution

Steve Cushion and Dennis Bartholomew

22nd January 2018, 17:30
London Socialist Historians Group
Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

Much ink has been spilt over the final days of the  Revolution in Grenada (1979-83), while much less research has been done on the preceding four years. Read on ...

Anna Kingsford

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.

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