Raphael Samuel and People’s History

A look at the work of socialist historian Raphael Samuel and the History Workshop movement.
2pm, Saturday, 1st June 2024 In-person event
Marx Memorial Library, Clerkenwell
37A Clerkenwell Grn, London EC1R 0DU
John Merrick, editor, Workshop of the World: Essays in People’s History by Raphael Samuel (Verso)
Anna Davin, socialist feminist historian and author of Growing Up Poor, among other works, who was part of the History Workshop and a founder editor of its journal.
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Horatio Bottomley and the Far Right Before Fascism

Socialist History Society meeting

Horatio Bottomley grew up in a prominent secularist family, knew Bradlaugh and Holyoake from a young age, before making his own career as a newspaper proprietor. He became an anti-socialist Liberal, a war-time champion of anti-German riots, and finally a leading figure in the post-1918 far right. Read on ...

Socialism in the English-Speaking Caribbean seminar series

The Socialist History Society, The Institute of Commonwealth Studies and The Society for Caribbean Studies will be holding a series of online research seminars.

The participants have been invited to submit written papers in advance of the seminars. These will be available to everyone who registers.

Attendance is free, but advance registration is necessary. Read on ...