Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Socialist History Society will take place on 21st October at 2pm at the Marx Memorial Library.

It will be the launch of a new SHS occasional publication on the Russian Revolution. Put the date in your diary.

International conference on Annie Besant (1847-1933)

The Theosophical Society in England is holding a two-day international conference on Annie Besant (1847-1933) at the TSE Headquarters at 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA on Saturday and Sunday, 30 September and 1 October 2017.

Ticket: 25.00 Pounds per day – Concessions & Students 15.00 Pounds per day. Reserve your ticket now!

Thomas Spence and the Land Question

Speaker: Malcolm Chase
at: 2.00 p.m., Saturday 29 July 2017
Marx House, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU

Malcolm is Professor of Social History at the University of Leeds. He has written extensively on Thomas Spence, including a recent article ‘The real rights of man: Thomas Spence,Paine and Chartism’ and his first book The People’s Farm: English Radical Agrarianism, 1775-
1840 (1988), of which a new edition was recently published. His other books include The Chartists: perspectives and legacies (2015) and Chartism: A New History (2007).
He is Vice-President of the Society for the Study of Labour History and a member of the SHS.

download a leaflet…
Admission free, retiring collection, all welcome

Oxford Communist, Indian Nationalist & Tibetan Buddhist

Public Meeting

The Unconventional Life of Freda Bedi
Speaker: Andrew Whitehead
2.00pm Saturday 20th May 2017
Marx Memorial Library
This meeting will be preceded by the Socialist History Society AGM, which starts at 1pm