Tag Archives: James Connolly

History events & news at 17 May

Saturday 19 May.  7.30pm.  Salt-pork and Daguerreotypes: unpacking the evidence from 1848 Talk by David Steele’s  looking at the numbers – how many Chartists were on Kennington Common on 10 April 1848, how many troops were to be stationed in London and for how long. … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 9 April

Thursday 27 April. 7pm. 80th Anniversary of the Bombing of Guernica. Film screening of Steve Bowles’ ‘The Guernica Children’ with Herminio Martinez, one of the Basque children refugees of 1937 speaking about his experiences. Marx Memorial Library, 37A Clerkenwell Green, … Continue reading

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History Events and News Outside London

Edinburgh Thursday 27 April, 5.15 pm. Scottish Enlightenment, old and new, and the Problem of the Anthropocene Talk by Professor Paul Dukes, University of Aberdeen, author of A History of the Urals (Bloomsbury 2015), and Minutes to Midnight: History and … Continue reading

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General History Events at 24 September

To early December. Dare Devil Rides to Jarama – autumn tour Marking the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War, Dare Devil Rides To Jarama is a world première based on the experiences of the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil … Continue reading

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