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Date/Time Event
29/04/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The life and legacy of Antonio Gramsci
Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh

Edinburgh people’s festival presents, on the 80th anniversary of his death… The life and legacy of Antonio Gramsci with Gianluigi Deiana and Gabriella Cuccu Gramsci Museum, Sardinia Tickets: edinburghpeoplesfestival.org Sponsored by the city’s trade union movement and The Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust  

05/06/2014
All Day
2014 Trust Lecture: Nancy Fraser – The Limits of Commodification

How is capitalism best conceptualized? As an economic system, a form of ethical life, or an institutionalised social order?

10/01/2013
All Day
2013 Trust Lecture: Paul Mason – Why It’s Still Kicking Off Everywhere

Eighteen months after the Arab Spring Paul Mason explores the roots of the great dissatisfaction among the young and looks at the changing dynamic of the economic crisis that underpins the social unrest.

01/06/2008
All Day
2008 Trust Lecture: Terry Eagleton – Socialism and Culture

Annual lecture.

01/06/2006
All Day
2006 Trust Lecture: Moshe Machover – Israelis and Palestinians: Conflict and Resolution

Annual lecture.

01/06/2004
All Day
2004 Trust Lecture: Robin Blackburn – A Rescue Plan for Pensions

Annual lecture.

01/05/2000
All Day
2000 Trust Lecture: Tom Nairn – Farewell Britannia

Annual lecture.

01/05/1998
All Day
1998 Trust Lecture: Noam Chomsky – Power in The Global Arena

Annual lecture.

01/05/1996
All Day
1996 Trust Lecture: Eric Hobsbawm – Identity Politics and the Left

Annual lecture.