The Communist Party of Great Britain and Anti-Racism

Speaker Dr Evan Smith
2pm, 18th September.
This meeting will be held – on-line

British Communism and the Politics of Race explores the role that the Communist Party of Great Britain played within the anti-racism movement in Britain from the 1940s to the 1980s. As one of the first organizations to undertake serious anti-colonial and anti-racist activism within the British labour movement, the CPGB was a pioneering force that campaigned against racial discrimination, popular imperialism and fascist violence in British society.

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Red Letters: Life and Death of a Small Radical Project

First shown 2pm Saturday 12 June
Online talk hosted by the Socialist History Society
Speaker David Margolies

About the speaker:
David Margolies was a member of the collective responsible for the journal Red Letters, published from 1976 to 1991

He is Emeritus Professor of English at Goldsmiths, University of London. Read on ...

Book Launch – “The Defeat of Gilgamesh” by Greta Sykes

Thursday December 10th at 7pm [via Zoom]

This book presents an epic feminist narrative about ancient Mesopotamia. It tells the story of the beginning of writing, the spiritual world of the people, their harvest festivals and their close relationship with their gods. Taking the form of an adventure story, many details of life in the earliest known civilisation are depicted in a dramatic way. Read on ...