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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Communism and Democracy: history, debates and potentials

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 ...

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 ...

International Rosa Luxemburg Conference

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 ...