Communist University 2020

August 14-22, Due to COVID-19, Communist University 2020 will be held online. 

COMMUNIST UNIVERSITY 2020 – PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE

 Times are in British Summer Time (UTC+1)

10:00 – 12:30
10am – 12.30 pm
16:30-19:00
4.30pm – 7pm

Friday
14 August

The Crisis of the Labour Left
Jack Conrad
How the united front policy took shape
John Riddell
Saturday
15 August
Palestine/Israel: illusions, solutions and demands
Moshé Machover
The unwritten constitution: the birth of Soviet Russia in March 1917
Lars T Lih
Sunday
16 August

The post-pandemic economy: will the capitalist economy recover quickly, will it return to ‘normal’?  Michael Roberts

Theorising the US constitution
Daniel Lazare
Monday
17 August
Britain’s Israel: what does it stand for?
Paul Kelemen
Title to be confirmed
Ilan Pappé
Tuesday
18 August
The nature of the transition period: where is it going?
Hillel Ticktin
Workers and revolutions: a historical paradox
Marcel van der Linden
Wednesday
19 August
Can Brexit reunite Ireland?
James Harvey
Did gender egalitarianism make us human?
Camilla Power
Thursday
20 August
Iran – Trump and Israel
Yassamine Mather
Growth, ‘degrowth‘ and planning
Mike Macnair
Friday
21 August
Did matriarchy ever exist?
Chris Knight
Covid-19 and pandemics
Mohsen Shahmanesh
Saturday
22 August
What is abstract labour, and who does the abstracting?
Ian Wright
 

We will use Zoom webinar.
Please email us if you intend to come for one session,
one day or all week. office@cpgb.org.uk.

 

The school for the thinking left with lots of time for genuine debate and discussion. For a flavour of last year’s event, check out the videos on our website communistuniversity.uk.  To reserve your place please email us: office@cpgb.org.uk

Donations:

Cheques: Make payable to CPGB and send to: BCM Box 928, London WC1N 3XX.

Bank transfer: 
Communist Party of Great Britain, Co-operative Bank
Sort code: 089299, Account no: 65109991
IBAN: GB33 CPBK089299 65109991,
BIC: CPBK GB22

Email office@cpgb.org.uk to confirm your reservation. Timetable will be available soon.

 

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