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Comrades There will be a meeting on JAMES CONNOLLY AND THE EASTER RISING on Saturday 3 September, 1pm at Red Shed (Wakefield Labour Club), Vicarage Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1. The event is organised by Wakefield Socialist History Group. The speakers are.. D R O’Connor Lysaght (Irish marxist historian; author of the “Story of the Limerick […]

Professor Geoff Eley to deliver the Collinson Lecture in German Studies

Originally posted on Modern Languages and Cultures:
Professor Geoff Eley (University of Michigan) is to deliver the Collinson Lecture in German Studies. Taking place on Wednesday 6 May from 4-6pm in Rendall Lecture Theatre 1. Lecture title: ‘Telling Stories about Sixty-Eight: Troublemaking, Political Passions, and the Enabling of Democracy’. Professor Geoff Eley is the Karl Pohrt…

‘These dangerous women! Manchester women and The Hague Congress 1915’- Monday 30 March 2015, Manchester

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
You are warmly invited to the second Sisters with Mourning Hearts event on Monday 30th March 2015 at 6pm in the Performance Space, Central Library, Manchester, M2 5PD Following on from the first Sisters with Mourning Hearts event in January, the second event in this series, entitled These dangerous women!, focuses…

York: A Walk on the Wild Side – buy your copy now

Originally posted on York's Alternative History:
The front cover of Paul Furness’ new pamphlet York’s Alternative History are very proud to launch Paul Furness’ York: A Walk on the Wild Side based on walks Paul has run over the past couple of years. For a taster see this Guardian Northern blog. In the author’s…

103 Foresters project pamphlet launch- Saturday 7 February 2015, Nottingham

Originally posted on People's Histreh:
103 Foresters: Mutinies and death sentences in the local regiment – 1914-18 Pamphlet launch with talks, discussions, tea and biscuits Sat 7th February, 2015, 2-4pm See also digital leaflet or our events page. Room A18/19, Department of History Lenton Grove (building number 5 on the University Park Campus map)…

Conscience and Conviction: Bolton men who chose not to fight in World War One- Exhibition at Bolton Museum 1 December 2014 – 27 February 2015

Originally posted on No Glory in War- Manchester:
CONSCIENCE AND CONVICTION: Bolton men who chose not to fight in World War One A new exhibition has opened at Bolton Museum covering the untold story of some Bolton men who displayed a different sort of courage in World War One – by taking the difficult and highly…

People Make Their Own History- WEA Course from January 2015

WEA course ‘People make their own History’ This is a ten week course of study starting from January 2015, delivered by the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) in association with the People’s History Museum.  It will look at seven key demonstrations that shaped our social and political landscape.  From Peterloo and the Chartists, the struggles over […]