Archive for March, 2012

30
Mar
12

Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires (the ruling class: that’s just the nice ones)

Richard Sugg
Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires
A brief history of “corpse medicine” from the Renaissance to the Victorians

Dr Sugg, who is at Durham University, is the author of a book on the fascinating once taboo subject of corpse medicine, Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires; as well as Faces of the Vampire: from Holy Terror to Sexual Taboo and The Smoke of the Soul: The Animated Body in Early-Modern England.

7pm Thursday 5th July 2012
At Bishopsgate Institute Library, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH, nearest tube: Liverpool St. Free entry.
http://www.socialisthistorysociety.co.uk

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10
Mar
12

Popular Protest and Its Relevance for Today’s Struggles

The Socialist History Society presents
A series of talks followed by Q and A
Popular Protest and its Relevance for Today’s Struggles

Tuesday 13th March 2012 at 7pm
From Radicalism into Socialism
Working Class Politics in London 1860-1900
Speaker Duncan Bowie (Chartist Magazine)

Thursday 5th April 2012 at 7pm
The Squatters Movement 1946
Speaker Paul Burnham

Thursday 19th April 2012 at 7pm
The Real History of Chartism
Speaker David Goodway

Thursday 17th May 2012 at 7pm
Captain Swing
Speaker Carl Griffin

All meetings held at Bishopsgate Institute
at 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH,
nearest tube: Liverpool St. Free entry but an
Exit Collection.
http://www.socialisthistorysociety.co.uk/




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