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FIRST WORLD WAR TALKS SERIES

STOP THE FIRST WORLD WAR
A series of talks on opposition the outbreak of war in 1914
The talks are organised by Conway Hall coordinated by SHS committee member Deborah Lavin and supported by the Socialist History Society.
Discounts are available to SHS members who book online
First talk – 7pm, 30th September
Norman Angell – liberal, radical, socialist, pacifist or patriot?
Speaker: Martin Ceadel is a Professor of Politics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of New College where he has taught since 1979
7pm, 7th October
From Ivory Tower to Activist:
Persistent Dissent: Bertrand Russell’s response to the War and Conscription
Speaker: Chris Bratcher, former Chair of Conway Hall Ethical Society
AND
Ramsay MacDonald and World War One
Speaker: John Grigg, Treasurer of Labour Heritage and a researcher into local Labour History in West London and one time Labour Leader of Hounslow Council.
7pm, 14th October
British Labour Movement and the Outbreak of the First World War
Speaker: Prof Willie Thompson, former editor of Socialist History and prolific author
And
A Movement Divided, The Labour Movement and the Great War
A Case Study The West Riding of Yorkshire
Speaker: Prof Keith Laybourn, leading labour historian and author.

7pm, 21st October
Irish labour and the First World War
Speaker: John Newsinger, professor of History at Bath Spa University and author of Rebel City: Larkin, Connolly and the Dublin Labour Movement

7pm, 28th October
The Pankhursts at War
Speaker: Katherine Connelly, author of a biography of Sylvia Pankhurst and coordinator of last year’s Emily Wilding Davison Memorial Campaign. Katherine is currently finishing a doctoral thesis in history at Queen Mary, University of London.
And
Isabella Ford; a socialist and feminist peace campaigner in World War One
Speaker: June Hannam, Professor (Emerita) of Modern British History, University of the West of England.

7pm, 6th November
1914 and the Schism in International Anarchism
Speaker: Pietro Dipaola, senior lecture, University of Lincoln and author of The Knights-Errant of Anarchy: London and the Italian Anarchist Diaspora 1880-1917 (Liverpool University Press, 2013)
Not our war
Speaker: Tony Zurbrugge, publisher at the Merlin Press and editor of the recent book “Not Our War” (2014)

For further information see the Conway Hall website
http://www.conwayhall.org.uk/stop-the-first-world-war

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