Wednesday, 16 September 2015

UCU London Retired Members Branch:UCU London Retired Members Branch

UCU London Retired Members Branch:UCU London Retired Members Branch
September Branch Newsletter
The latest UCU London Retired members Branch Newsletter is now available and may be downloaded from here...includes articles on Housing, PFI  in the NHS, Amnesty International. National Pensioners’’ Convention: Older People’s Day (1st October)

History Seminars
Socialist History Society
Saturday 19 September - Stan Newens, former Labour MP and Socialist History Society Honorary President speaks on The Achievements of the 1945 Labour Government.
Venue: Marx House, 37a Clerkenwell Green London EC1R 0DU. Time: 2.00 pm.
UCL Institute of the Americas - Caribbean Seminar
September 30th 6pm David Lambert "Am I not a Man and a Soldier?" (Re)imagining the West India Regiments in the Age of Abolition
more details...
London Socialist Historians Group:
12 October - Merilyn Moos - Generations: the impact of the personal and political on children born in Britain to refugees from Nazism
26 October -  John Newsinger  British Counter Insurgency. A history
9 November - Chris Jury  Politics, theatre and history
Socialist History Society and the Freethought History Research Group.
The British Business of Slavery
 A series of Tuesday evening talks starting on 6 October, running to 8 December 2015.
Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL. All talks start at 7.00 p.m.
Tuesday 6 October 2015
Freedom’s Debt, the Politics of the Atlantic Slave Trade (1672- 1752)
Dr William Pettigrew, University of Kent
Tuesday 13 October 2015
First Prime Minister of the London Empire, William Beckford, Jamaican Planter & Lord Mayor of London (1709 – 1770)
Dr Perry Gauci, University of Oxford
Tuesday 20 October 2015
The Law’s Ambiguous Struggle with Slavery
Prof Satvinder Juss, King’s College London
Tuesday 27 October 2015
George Hibbert M.P. (1757-1837) and the Defence of British Slavery
Dr Katie Donington, University of Nottingham
Tuesday 3 November 2015
The Unfortunate Colonel Despard, “Govenor of Belize”, Anti-racist, Democrat, Executed as a Traitor 1803
Mike Jay, author
Tuesday 24 November 2015
Slavery and the Shaping of British Culture
James Walvin, Professor Emeritus, University of York
Tuesday 1 December 2015
A British-Owned Congo, Roger Casement’s Battle with Slavery in Peru (1910-1914)
Prof Jordan Goodman, University College London
Tuesday 8 December 2015
Identifying Unfinished Business, the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015)
Prof Gary Craig, Durham University & University of Hull
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