Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

'Historical materialism is the theory of the proletarian revolution.' Georg Lukács

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Tales of Marx and Marxism

Some upcoming dates that may be of interest to readers of Histomat who keep diaries:

Friday 25 February: Eric Hobsbawm on How to Change the World
- a (now sadly booked up) talk by the veteran Marxist historian in London on his new book about Tales of Marx and Marxism.

Saturday 26 February: The London Socialist Historians Group have organised a One Day Conference 'MAKING THE TORIES HISTORY' from 9.30am-4.30pm at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1. Speakers on the subject of the British Conservative Party include such ever keen observers of it as Ian Birchall, Neil Davidson, Nigel Harris (author Competition and the Corporate Society: British Conservatives, the State and Industry, 1945- 1964,(1971) David Renton and Richard Seymour (author The Meaning of David Cameron).

30 June-4 July: Marxism 2011, London. 'Austerity, resistance, alternatives - Ideas to change the world'. Speakers already confirmed include: Tony Benn, Tariq Ali, Terry Eagleton, Nina Power, John Bellamy Foster, John McDonnell, Laurie Penny, Alex Callinicos, Richard Wilkinson, Mark Serwotka, Judith Orr, Ilan Pappe and Istvan Meszaros. If you book before the end of March you get a £5 pound reduction on the ticket price.

10-13 November, Eighth Annual Historical Materialism conference, London.



At 4:55 pm, Anonymous Grim and Dim said...

Unfortunately Hobsbawm is already full up. Book the others now to make sure you're not too late.


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