Histomat: Adventures in Historical Materialism

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

John Pilger to speak at Marxism 2014

From the Marxism 2014 team

There will be some important and very special meetings at Marxism 2014, in central London from 10-14 July.  These include:

·        Ten years on: Remembering Paul Foot
Paul Foot was not only the finest campaigning journalist of his generation but a brilliant socialist writer, speaker and tireless campaigner against injustice. His death ten years ago was mourned by those fighting for a better world.
This special memorial meeting at Marxism 2014 will celebrate his life and politics.
John PilgerDarcus Howe and Gareth Peirce join Matt Foot to discuss and pay tribute to Paul Foot.
Sat 12 July, 3.45pm, Logan Hall, Institute of Education

·        No Justice, No Peace
Police racism and corruption has come to the fore this year. Winston Silcott, one of the Tottenham Three wrongly convicted and imprisoned in a terrible miscarriage of justice for the murder of PC Blakelock, will join Janet Alder of the Justice for Christopher Alder Campaign, Brian Richardson and others to discuss their courageous and inspiring fights for justice
Sat 12 July, 7pm Jeffery Hall, Institute of Education

·        After Marikana and the death of Mandela: where now for South Africa
Veteran anti-apartheid campaigner and Labour MP Peter Hain will ask where now for South Africa in one of the opening meetings at Marxism 2014.
Thu 10 July, 3.45pm, Jeffery Hall, Institute of Education

Book online at www.marxismfestival.org.uk or call 020 7819 1190
Edited to add:  The provisional timetable for the event is now online



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