Sources of Radicalism

Conference in Manchester on May 11

Sources of Radicalism - a major conference on the history of radical political, industrial, social and cultural movements - will take place in Manchester on 11th May.

There will be a wide range of topics discussed including Anti-fascism, the Irish in Britain, Women Trade Union League, the 1945 Pan African Congress in Manchester, the General Strike of 1926, 1970s radical press, contemporary trade unionism, politics and the internet, punk and disco music and Palestine.

The guest speakers include Richard Cross, Bob Dickinson, Musher al Farra, Dave Haslam, Michael Herbert, Sharon Hutchinson, Bernadette Hyland, Laurence McKeown, Tariq Mehmood, Alice Nutter, Sheila Rowbotham and Marika Sherwood.

The full programme can be found at

Advance booking is recommended as places are now going fast. Entrance costs £7.00. To book a place please contact Anne Morrow at the International Centre for Labour Studies. Telephone 0161-275-4794 or email