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The first workers’ government – the Paris Commune 1871

December 3, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Part of our new education series “REVOLUTION!’, which is looking at key moments in socialist history 1381-1914”. Find below the draft programme, which might be subject to change.

Register here to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EL5W0TIvTCyBvH-OYWR8ig

Previous sessions are available to watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwcAjxk0ZIBr0IX9KMRHFrQ

24 September
‘When Adam delved and Eve span…’ Peasant wars and radical movements 1381-1535

1 October
The Levellers and the Diggers in the English revolution 1640-1660

8 October
Revolution from below: the radical American revolutionary tradition 1760-1815 with Daniel Lazare

15 October
‘Real equality or death…’ Babeuf, the Conspiracy of Equals and the French Revolution 1789-1799

22 October
The first world revolution: the United Irishmen, the Black Jacobins, Bolivar’s wars of liberation, and the international impact of the French Revolution 1791-1830

29 October
The Springtime of the Peoples? The 1848 Revolution

5 November
Chartism-the world’s first working class party 1838-57

12 November
‘Bourgeois and proletarians’: socialist ideas 1840-1867

19 November
The second American revolution: the Civil War and the struggle over slavery 1850-1875

26 November
‘Workers of the world unite!’ The Frist International 1864-1876

3 December
The first workers’ government -the Paris Commune 1871

10 December
Socialism in the age of imperialism: the Second International 1889-1914

17 December
Conclusion: Learning from the past?


December 3, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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