Archive for August 22nd, 2012

22
Aug
12

the making of the english working class 50 years on

50 years of E.P.Thompson’s ‘The Making of the English Working Class,’
13 April 2013
A day conference organised by the People’s History Museum and the Working Class Movement Library.
p. Edward Thompson’s The Making of the English Working Class appeared in 1963 and has become one of the most influential history texts of the twentieth century. It is still in print fifty years on, having survived challenges from Marxist, feminist and postmodern historians. This day conference celebrates Thompson’s classic, and considers its reception, its critics, and why it endures.

See more details at http://www.phm.org.uk/whats-on/ »

22
Aug
12

remembering dorothy and edward

Remembering Dorothy and Edward
29 September 2012
Dorothy and Edward Thompson were renowned historians. E.P. Thompson is best known for the seminal The Making of the English Working Class; Dorothy Thompson for the ground-breaking The Chartists.

Sheila Rowbotham will present the inaugural Dorothy and E.P. Thompson Lecture.

Time: Doors open at 1.00 p.m. Lecture starts at 1.30 p.m.
Venue: The Perdiswell Young Peoples’ Leisure Club, Droitwich Road, Worcester.
email: dandeptlecture@talktalk.net




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