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Meetings and events

Published Tue 19 Feb 2013
Issue No. 2341

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SWP public meetings
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BirminghamInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Judith Orr (SWP, author of A Rebel's Guide to Women's Liberation)
Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmThe Priory Rooms, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF
Bristol International Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Sally Campbell (SWP) and Sinead Kennedy (Abortion Rights campaigner from Ireland)
Thu 7 Mar, 7pmBroadmead Baptist Church, Union St, BS1 3HY
Cambridge International Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmThe Box Cafe, Norfolk St, CB1 2LF
CardiffInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
CoventryInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmWest Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
DoncasterThe red in the rainbow—socialism and sexual liberationWed 20 Feb, 7pmWomen’s Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
EdinburghInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Laura Miles (SWP)
Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
EssexTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, Chelmsford, CM2 0RZ
GlasgowInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Amy Leather (SWP) and Lena Verde (socialist journalist from Greece)
Wed 6 Mar, 7pmCentre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), 350 Sauchiehall St, G2 3JD
LondonInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Judith Orr (SWP, author of A Rebel's Guide to Women's Liberation), Lena Verde (socialist journalist from Greece) and an Egyptian revolutionary socialist
Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmSwiss Church in London, 79 Endell St, WC2H 9DY
London: TottenhamSexuality and socialism—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
LutonInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pmHazel Room, Bury Park Community Resource Centre, 161 Dunstable Rd, LU1 1BW
NorwichDisability, cuts & resistanceThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
OxfordTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmTurl St Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
SheffieldInternational Women's Day—how do we win liberation?
With Jo Cardwell (SWP)
Wed 6 Mar, 7pmShowroom 5, Paternoster Row, S1 2BX
Sheffield: SouthThe roots of LGBT oppression Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmOld Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
SWP branch meetings Weekly meetings to discuss political issues and our local activity. All welcome
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AberdeenFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 6pmBelmont Cinema, 49 Belmont St, AB10 1JS
The lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Thu 28 Feb, 6pm
BarnsleyPoplar—when Labour councillors fought backThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmYMCA, 1 Blucher St, S70 1AP
The politics of foodThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
Birmingham: HandsworthAlexandra Kollontai, the Bolsheviks and women’s liberationWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmThe Farcroft Pub, 157 Rookery Rd, B21 9QY
Birmingham: Small HeathHow do we defend the welfare state?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmBader Restaurant, 394 Coventry Rd,B10 0UF
Did Lenin lead to Stalin?Wed 20 Mar, 7.30pm
Birmingham: Stirchley and Kings HeathLincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmLoco Lounge, 32-34 High St, King’s Heath, B14 7JT
Trade unions-the bureaucracy and the rank and fileThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
BoltonThe relevance of Trotsky todayWed 27 Feb, 6.30pmBolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St (off Bradshawgate), BL1 1DY
BradfordWhat do we mean by class?Wed 20 Feb, 6pmThe Equity Centre, 1 Longlands St, BD1 2TP
Socialists and electionsWed 27 Feb, 6pm
BrightonTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Ship St, BN1 1AF
Trade unions-the bureaucracy and the rank and fileWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
Bristol: SouthFrom resistance to revolutionWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmYHA, Narrow Quay, BS1 4QA
Is capitalism destroying the planet?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
Bristol: Stokes CroftFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pm5th Floor, The Canteen, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Capitalism, food and profit-what are we really eating?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
Bury and PrestwichUkip and Europe—a crisis of conservatism?Thu 21 Feb, 8pmThe Ostrich, 163 Bury Old Rd, M25 1JF
CambridgeHow the Russian Revolution was lostThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmCB2 Cafe, 5-7 Norfolk St, CB1 2LD
CanterburyThe politics of welfareThu 28 Feb, 6pmSt Peters Methodist Church Hall, St Peters Lane, CT1 2BE
CardiffFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmCathays Community Centre, Cathays Terrace, CF24 4HX
ChelmsfordHow has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmThe Bird in Hand pub, New Writtle St, CM2 0RZ
80 years since he grabbed power-could Hitler have been stopped?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
ChesterfieldLincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmChesterfield Library, New Beetwell St, S40 1QN
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
ColchesterFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmAlbatta Cafe, 18A Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
How do we stop the privatisation of education?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
CoventryFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmWest Indian Centre, 159 Spon St, CV1 3BB
DoncasterIs the Labour Party finished?Wed 20 Mar, 7pmWomen's Centre, 21 Cleveland St, DN1 3EH
DorsetAnarchism-a critiqueTue 26 Feb, 7.30pmRoom 406, Poole House, Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
DudleyMarxism and feminismWed 20 Feb, 8pmThe Duke of William pub, 25 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
How do we stop the privatisation of the NHS?Wed 6 Mar, 8pmThe What Centre, 23 Coventry St, Stourbridge, DY8 1EP
DundeeTrade unions—the bureaucracy and the rank and fileWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmDundee Voluntary Action, 10 Constitution Rd, DD1 1LL
Do the media control our lives?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
EdinburghDemocracy—fact or fetish?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, EH1 2JL
Is there a precariat?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
Glasgow: NorthThe Civil Rights movement 50 years onWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmCafe Cherubini, 360 Great Western Rd, Kelvingrove, G4 9HT
Glasgow: SouthIdeas of the revolution—the role of the revolutionary paper todayThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmGovanhill Pool, 99 Calder St, G42 7RA
Marxism and LGBT liberationThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
HarlowAbortion-why we defend a woman's right to chooseThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmCommon Room, Gibson House, Bishopsfield, CM18 6FF
HuddersfieldDid Lenin lead to Stalin?Wed 20 Feb, 6.30pmBrian Jackson House, 2 New North Parade, HD1 5JP
Alienation—tell me why I don't like MondaysWed 27 Feb, 6.30pm
HullToussaint l’Ouverture and the slave uprising in HaitiWed 20 Feb, 7pmRelax Coffee House, 91 Newland Av, HU5 3BG
Women's oppression and feminism todayWed 20 Mar, 7pm
IpswichAbortion—why we defend a woman’s right to chooseThu 7 Mar, 7.30pmLabour Club, 33-35 Silent St, IP1 1TF
LancasterTrotskyism todayThu 28 Feb, 7pmFriends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TX
Leeds: City Centre80 years since Hitler came to power-could he have been stopped?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pmLeeds TUC Centre, 88 North St, LS2 7PN
Leeds: Harehills and ChapeltownUkip and Europe—a crisis of conservatismWed 20 Feb, 7.15pmThe Roundhay Road Resource Centre, 233-237 Roundhay Rd, LS8 4HS
How should Labour councils fight the cuts today?Wed 6 Mar, 7.15pm
LeicesterHomeless in 2013—why won’t Labour fight the cuts?Wed 20 Feb, 7pmLeicester Adult Education College, 2 Wellington St, LE1 6HL
From Stonewall to gay marriage-how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 27 Feb, 7pm
LiverpoolLincoln and the struggle against slaveryThu 21 Feb, 7pmMethodist Centre (above News from Nowhere bookshop), 96 Bold St, L1 4HY
London: Brent and HarrowThe US fiscal cliff—prospects for the global economy in 2013Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmTrellick Lounge, 11 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY
From Stonewall to gay marriage-how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
London: BrixtonCan the Labour Party lead the fight against austerity?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmVida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Rd, (near Effra Rd, facing Windrush Square), SW2 1EP
Trans history and resistanceWed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
London: CamdenThe lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Thu 21 Feb, 7pmSt Michael’s Church, Camden Rd, St Pancras, NW1 9LQ
Hunger in a world of plenty-the politics of foodThu 28 Feb, 7pm
London: CroydonA history of the Middle EastThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmMind in Croydon, 10 Altyre Rd, CR0 5LA
London: DalstonFrom Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmHalkevi Turkish and Kurdish community centre, 31-33 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF
The poisonous history of capitalism and foodWed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
London: EalingA people’s history of the NHSThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmWest London Trade Union Club, 33-35 High St, Acton, W3 6ND
London: EustonLeveson and the phone hacking scandal—the Tories, media and corruptionWed 20 Feb, 6pmRoom 559, 5th floor, Main Building, Soas, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square, WC1H 0XG
Fighting oppression—how do we get liberation?Wed 27 Feb, 6pm
London: Hackney EastCameron and the EU—what do socialists say?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmThe Round Chapel, Powerscroft Rd (corner Lower Clapton Rd), E5 0PP
Marxism and oppressionThu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
London: Hornsey and Wood GreenWhat do we mean by the dialectic?Wed 20 Feb, 7.45pmThe Small Hall, St Michael’s Church, 37 Bounds Green Rd, N22 7TL
Nationalism and national liberation-what do socialists say?Wed 27 Feb, 7.45pm
London: IslingtonFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmRancho Grill, 237 Holloway Rd, N7 8HG
Revolutionaries and united frontsThu 21 Mar, 7.30pm
London: KingstonUkip and Europe—a crisis of Conservatism?Tue 19 Feb, 7.30pmKingston Environment Centre, Fairfield East, KT1 2PT
London: LewishamSyria—revolution and the threat of imperialist warWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmWest Greenwich Community and Arts Centre, 141 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 8JA
Lenin, revolution and the partyWed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
London: LeytonstoneThe capitalist state and the socialist alternativeThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmLeytonstone United Free Church, 55 Wallwood Rd, E11 1AY
From Stonewall to gay marriage-how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
London: NewhamGolden Dawn and the rise of the European far rightWed 20 Feb, 7pmStratford Advice Arcade, 107-109 The Grove (next to Morrisons car park), E15 1HP
Ukip and the crisis of ConservatismWed 20 Mar, 7pm
London: SouthwarkTen years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 20 Feb, 7pmSnug Room, The Grand Union, 26 Camberwell Grove, SE5 8RE
Zombie capitalism-how long will the crisis continue?Wed 20 Mar, 7pm
London: TottenhamDjango Unchained and the fight against slaveryWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmKitabevi Cafe, 410 Tottenham High Rd, N17 9JB
London: Tower HamletsCrisis and resistance in Europe—eyewitnesses from Spain and GreeceWed 20 Feb, 7pmOxford House, Derbyshire St (opposite Bethnal Green Rd Tesco), E2 6HG
From Stonewall to gay marriage-how do we fight for LGBT liberation?Wed 20 Mar, 7pm
London: WalthamstowMali—the new scramble for Africa?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmQuaker Meeting House, 1a Jewel Rd (off Hoe St), E17 4QU
The roots of LGBT oppressionWed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
London: Wandsworth & mertonTen years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmBattersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, SW11 5TN
London: Woolwich & PlumsteadLenin, revolution and the partyThu 28 Feb, 6.30pmThe Glyndon Centre, Raglan Rd, Plumstead, SE18 7LB
LutonWho was Alan Turing?Wed 20 Feb, 7pmPostels Club, 3 Dunstable Rd (corner Cardiff Rd), LU1 1BJ
Manchester: ChorltonTen years since the Iraq war—imperialism and resistance todayWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmThe Lloyds Pub, 617 Wilbraham Rd, M21 9AN
Socialism and women's liberationWed 27 Feb, 7.30pmChorlton Library (side door), Manchester Rd, M21 9PN
Manchester: City Centre80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Thu 21 Feb, 6pmFriends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS
Manchester: Longsight & LevenshulmeHow should Labour councils fight the cuts today?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmSwad Cafe, 608 Stockport Rd (next to the Immigration Law Centre), Longsight, M13 0RQ
Manchester: RusholmeWhat is fascism and how do we fight it?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmupstairs, Falafel Cafe, Wilmslow Rd, M14 5TQ
Lessons from the Chicago teachers' strikeWed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
MiddlesbroughIs there such a thing as human nature?Tue 19 Feb, 7pmSt Mary’s Centre, 82-90 Corporation Rd, TS1 2RW
The European Union-what do socialists say?Tue 26 Feb, 7pm
NewcastleReform or revolutionThu 21 Feb, 7pmThe Labour Club, 11 Leazes Park Rd, NE1 4PF
NewportInternational Women’s Day—how do we win liberation?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmEmlyn Room, Newport Centre, 1 Kingsway, NP20 1UH
NorwichMarxism and human natureThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmVauxhall Centre, Johnson Place, NR2 2SA
NottinghamFrom coal mines to call centres-how has the working class changed?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, 61b Mansfield Rd, NG1 3FN
OxfordDo the media control our lives?Thu 7 Mar, 7.30pmTurl Street Kitchen, 16 Turl St, OX1 3DH
PortsmouthMali—the new scramble for Africa?Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pmSouthsea Community Centre, St Paul’s Square, PO5 4EE
From coal mines to call centres-how has the working class changed?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pm
PrestonThe blood never dried—a people's history of the British EmpireTue 26 Feb, 7pmMeeting Room 1, Uclan students union, Fylde Rd, PR1 2TQ
Rotherham80 years since he grabbed power—could Hitler have been stopped?Wed 20 Feb, 7pmBridge Inn, Greasbrough Rd (near the bus and train stations), S60 1RB
What would a socialist society look like?Wed 20 Mar, 7pm
St Albans and LutonA rebel’s guide to GramsciWed 27 Feb, 7pmUpstairs Trinity Church Hall, 1 Beaconsfield Rd (near St Albans City station), AL1 3RD
Sheffield: NorthFrom coal mines to call centres—how has the working class changed?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmBurngreave Community Library, 179 Spital Hill, S4 7LF
Sheffield: SouthMarxism and cultureWed 20 Mar, 7.30pmOld Junior School/Sharrow Community Forum, South View Rd (off Sharrow Lane), S7 1DB
SouthamptonThe lost revolution—Germany 1919-1923Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmGoblets Wine Bar (upstairs), 184 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
SwanseaTravellers, racism and the fight for justiceThu 21 Feb, 7.30pmBrynmill Community Centre, St Albans Rd, SA2 0BP
From Stonewall to gay marriage—how do we win LGBT liberation?Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm
TauntonWill the Labour left ever revive?Thu 21 Feb, 7.30pmFriends Meeting House, Bath Place, High St, TA1 4EP
ThanetTwo years on—Egypt’s continuing revolutionWed 20 Feb, 6pmThe Red Hall, 101 Grosvenor Rd, Broadstairs, CT10 2BT
WiganWhat do we mean by class?Wed 27 Feb, 7.30pmSunshine House Community Centre, Bradshawgate, Vauxhall Rd, Scholes, WN1 3SN
WolverhamptonSocialism and women's liberationThu 28 Feb, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St, WV1 1ST
YorkThe politics of mental healthWed 20 Feb, 7.30pmSea Horse Hotel, 4 Fawcett St, YO10 4AH
'Big Pharma'-the politics of the drug industryWed 6 Mar, 7.30pm
Movement events
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NationalMarxism 2013
The festival will include hundreds of meetings alongside book launches, debates and cultural events. Marxism 2013 is hosted and organised by the Socialist Workers Party
11-15 Julycentral London
CardiffPalestine-can there be peace?
Organised by Stop the War
Wed 28 Feb, 7.30pmCardiff university main building, Park Place, CF10 3AT
DorchesterHow do we build the resistance to austerity?
Organised by Dorset Socialists
Sat 3 Mar, 1.30pmColliton Club, (opposite County Hall), Colliton Park DT1 1XJ
Bookmarks events
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LondonShostakovich: Socialism, Stalin & Symphonies
With author Simon Behrman and live music. £2
Mon 4 Mar, 6.30pm1 Bloomsbury St, WC1B 3QE (Tottenham Court Road tube)


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Meetings And Events
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Issue No. 2341
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