7.0032 Labor/Working Class History Seminars in London (1/68)

Tue, 1 Jun 1993 19:38:04 EDT

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 7, No. 0032. Tuesday, 1 Jun 1993.

Date: 28 May 93 09:51:25 EDT
From: "Rick H." <100113.3343@CompuServe.COM>
Subject: seminar series announcement

Please post the following seminar series announcement on your lists.
Further information can be obtained from Rick Halpern, Department of
History, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK.
ucrahex@ucl.ac.uk or 100113.3343@compuserve.com. Many thanks.

Syndicalism: Movements, Organizations, and Ideologies
A Seminar Series in Comparative Labour and Working Class History

All seminars are held at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House,
Street, London WC1E, Fridays at 5:00 pm.

15 October, Introductory Session

29 October, Marcel van der Linden (International Institute for Social
History, Amsterdam), "The Rise and Fall of International Syndicalism:
a Global Perspective"

12 November, Baruch Hirson (London), "Currents of Syndicalism in South
Africa, 1907-1917"

26 November, Carl Levy (Goldsmiths), "Currents of Italian Syndicalism
Before Fascism"

10 December, Douglas Johnson (UCL), "The Syndicalist Tradition in

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21 January, Paul Henderson (Wolverhampton), "Syndicalism in Latin

4 February, Chris Ealham (LSE), "Spanish Syndicalism and Anarcho-

15 February, Ron Mendel (Birkbeck), "The Syndicalist Impulse in
American Labor, 1905-1935"

4 March, David Kirby (SSEES), "Was There a Syndicalist Tradition in

18 March, Phil Taylor (Glasgow), "Syndicalism and British Labour:
Looking Beyond the Shop Stewards Movement"

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13 May, Roundtable Discussion: Towards a Definition of Syndicalism:
Problems, Possibilities, and Prospects

The seminar extends thanks to the Institute of Historical Research, the
College London History Department, and the Graduate School of University College
London for their generous financial assistance.

Rick Halpern