SATURDAY 8TH OCTOBER, 10am-6.30pm
LIVERPOOL JOHN MOORES UNIVERSITY
68 HOPE ST, L1 9BZ
This history is your history...
Speakers include... Bob Crow (RMT), John McDonnell MP, Eric Taplin (author 'Near to Revolution'), Tony Mulhearn (ex-Liverpool 47 councillor), Charlie Kimber (SWP), Sam Davies (LJMU)
The conference will provide meetings of popular history with discussion and debate on different aspects of 1911 including:
- Opening plenary by Eric Taplin, author of 'Near to Revolution: The Liverpool General Transport Strike of 1911'
- Liverpool's Bloody Tuesday: 1911 and the State Response, Sam Davies (Professor of History, LJMU)
- 1911 and its legacy: Foundational Myth or Authentic Tradition? Mark O'Brien (Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool, UCU)
- Syndicalism and Trade Union Officialdom, Ralph Darlington (University of Salford)
- Reflections on 1911: Fred Bower and teaching working class history in the New Casaversity, Ron Noon (former senior lecturer in History at LJMU)
- The Changing Working Class: 1911 and today, Julian Alford (socialist activist)
- The 1913 Dublin Lockout and Jim Larkin, Francis Devine (SIPTU college, Dublin)
- Tom Mann and Syndicalism in Britain, Richard Hyman (LSE, leading authority on industrial relations)
- The Labour Identity and the Strange Death of Liberal England, John Callaghan (Professor of Politics and Contemporary History at the University of Salford)
- Workshop on 'Organising the Unorganised', Unite the Union, Liverpool SolFed
- Closing panel discussion, 1911 and the Labour Movement Today: Lessons for the Present Crisis? Bob Crow (general secretary RMT), John McDonnell MP, Charlie Kimber (national secretary Socialist Workers Party), Tony Mulhearn (Socialist Party, one of the 'Liverpool 47' councillors)
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Sunday, 12 June 2011
Near To Revolution? The 1911 Liverpool General Transport Strike Centenary Conference.
Tickets £5 waged / £3 unwaged are now available from News From Nowhere bookshop Bold St.