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Raymond Williams Foundation: War and Peace Residential, 14-16 May 2014, Wortley Hall

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
‘War – and Peace’ Residential featuring Noam Chomsky in conversation via Skype from the USA ? Residential at Wortley Hall Wednesday 14th May 4.00pm onwards to 2.00pm Friday 16th May, 2014 Discussions on: Palestine/ Israel;Chomsky;Hugh de Selincourt and the First World War ;Origins of WW1;1914- Poetry Remembers;WW1 and the Media ;Civil Resistance…

A Different Kind of Hero: Remember Conscientious Objectors from the First World War- 15 May 2014, Manchester

From the No Glory Manchester blog: A Different Kind of Hero: Remember Conscientious Objectors from the First World War- 15 May 2014, Manchester.

The Mary Quaile Club

A new historical and political discussion group, the  Mary Quaile Club, will hold its first meeting on 15 February 2014 in Salford. The  Mary Quaile Club was set up in December 2013. It will hold regular discussions on working class history and  its links  with  contemporary political issues facing working people in Tory Britain.  The […]

Documenting Dissent: project to document political and religious dissent in Lancaster

Documenting Dissent is a community digital history project documenting political and religious dissent in Lancaster, run by Global Link.  The project workers will work with faith and community groups, sixth formers, students and individuals to research the histories of people who were actively engaged in political protest in Lancaster, or tried, locked up, or hanged at Lancaster […]

What can history do? What does history mean to you? What does history mean to us? – Call for Contributions

The Feminist Archive South have funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to create a pamphlet that explores how feminist, women’s and other radical histories shape lives, understandings of social change, collective dreams, hopes, disappointments and imaginations. The pamphlet will be published for the end of the Ellen Malos’ Archives project in September 2013. It will be distributed […]

The North West Labour History Society Blog

The North West Labour History Society has set up a blog in addition to our main website. This can be found at We welcome short articles; book, film, theatre and TV reviews; news of forthcoming exhibitions, conferences and meetings and anything else connected with labour and radical history in the North West. Please send contributions for the […]

History From Below Network? Radical Historians in Barcelona

Blogpost:  Barcelona diary: Celebrating radical history from

West Yorkshire Socialist Historians Group

Almost contemporary with the formation of the Northern Radical History Network, comes another entry into the milieu – which only demonstrates the growing demand of people to take control of constructing their own histories in the face of neanderthal ideologues like Gove. On Tuesday, 17 July at 7.30 pm a meeting will take place at […]

Northern Radical History Network

The Northern Radical History Network was launched in Manchester on Saturday, 31 March 2012. There were representatives from Manchester and surrounding towns, as well as York and North Wales, with interest expressed from Derbyshire and Cumbria. We decided to set up this blog, to create an email discussion group and a Facebook page and to get […]