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Marx for Today


PLEASE NOTE: The University of Westminster has had to cancel the booking for due to construction work overrunning. We are therefore moving the event to the London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray’s Inn Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8UE (near Kings Cross St Pancras station) The event is filling up, so email to reserve your space ASAP.


Marxism and Revolution Today

A weekend school hosted by International Socialism journal

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September 2012

Now at: London Welsh Centre, 157-163 Gray’s Inn Road  Holborn, London WC1X 8UE (near Kings Cross St Pancras station) Map:

In 1987, Bookmarks published Revolutionary Rehearsals, a collection of essays on France 1968, Chile 1972-3, Portugal 1974-5, Iran 1978-9 andPoland 1980-1. Were a “second edition” to appear a quarter century later, what new experiences would need to be taken into account? This weekend school will explore some aspects of the revolutionary experience of the past 25 years.


Outline programme

Saturday 22 September

Registration: 10.00-10.30am

Session 1: 10.30am-12.30pm

Introductory themes: Neil Davidson and Alex Callinicos


Session 2: 1.30-3.30pm

The Arab Spring 2011-12: Anne Alexander and Dalia Mostafa


Session 3: 4.00-6.00pm

Eastern Europe 1989 and the “colour revolutions”: Gareth Dale and Megan Trudell


Sunday 23 September

Session 4: 10.30am-12.30pm

The overthrow of Apartheid in South Africa: Claire Ceruti


Session 5: 1.30-3.30pm

Latin America, 2000-2012: Jeffery Webber and Mike Gonzales


Session 6: 4.00-6.00pm

Contemporary problems of revolutionary politics: John Rose, Jonny Jones and Colin Barker


Admission: Waged £20, Unwaged £10


To reserve your space, please contact Colin Barker

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