Due to COVID-19, Communist University 2020 will be held online 14th to 22nd August 2020
We have an amazing list of speakers including:
John Riddell, Lars T Lih, Dan Lazare, Ilan Pappé, Moshe Machover, Marcel Van Der Linden, Hillel Ticktin, Paul Kelemen, Chris Knight, Michael Roberts, Ian Wright, Jack Conrad, Mike Macnair, Yassamine Mather
COMMUNIST UNIVERSITY 2020 – PROVISIONAL TIMETABLE
Times are in British Summer Time (UTC+1)
|10:00 – 12:30
10am – 12.30 pm
4.30pm – 7pm
|The Crisis of the Labour Left
|How the united front policy took shape
|Palestine/Israel: illusions, solutions and demands
|The unwritten constitution: the birth of Soviet Russia in March 1917
Lars T Lih
|The post-pandemic economy: will the capitalist economy recover quickly, will it return to ‘normal’? If not, what will be different if and when the pandemic ends? What are the unresolved contradictions ahead?
|Theorising the US constitution
|Britain’s Israel: what does it stand for?
|The Ongoing Ethnic cleansing of Palestine.
|The nature of the transition period: where is it going?
|Workers and revolutions: a historical paradox
Marcel van der Linden
|Can Brexit reunite Ireland?
|Did gender egalitarianism make us human?
|Iran – Trump and Israel
|Growth, ‘degrowth‘ and planning
|Did matriarchy ever exist?
|Covid-19 and pandemics
|What is abstract labour, and who does the abstracting?
We will use Zoom meetings and webinar.
Please email us if you intend to come for one session,
one day or all week. email@example.com.
For a flavour of previous years, check out the videos in our video archive.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your reservation . This year’s CU is free of charge online.
If you would like to make a contribution to the technical costs of hosting the event please follow the instructions below:
Cheques: Make payable to CPGB and send to: BCM Box 928, London WC1N 3XX.
Communist Party of Great Britain, Co-operative Bank
Sort code: 089299, Account no: 65109991
IBAN: GB33 CPBK089299 65109991,
BIC: CPBK GB22
PayPal (we do prefer above payment methods as PayPal has a hefty fee).