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NON LAAG EVENT:The Radical Legacy of E.P. Thompson (New Left socialist humanism)

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As this lecture covers what is described as 'New Left socialist humanism' it is an interesting addendum to Graham Bell's presentation earlier this month. I think many of us were unaware that socialism considered humanism part of their ideology.

BOOKING: You must email them: [masked] or telephone[masked] to reserve a place. The talk is indeed FREE.

ABOUT THIS EVENT:
A discussion of The Radical Legacy of E.P. Thompson in this the 50th anniversary year of his “The Making of the English Working Class”: Professor Roger Fieldhouse on his role & achievements as an educator and his major contribution as a historian; Dr Nina Power on how he successfully used the concept of ‘class’ across different times and places; Professor Richard Taylor on his commitment to peace campaigning and how this related intimately to his New Left socialist humanism. Part of WMC's[masked] Lecture Series.


Full details are on the WMC website: http://www.wmcollege.ac.uk/pages/wmc-lectures-epthompson.aspx

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