Events

The Centre for Critical Social Research is always putting together thought provoking, forward thinking events based around the Centre's research. You can find details on our forthcoming events below.

Margaret Stevens - 'Red International and Black Carribean-Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies, 1919-1939'

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 

Room C420, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus, Birmingham City University

Margaret Stevens will be introducing her book 'Red International and Black Carribean-Communists in New York City, Mexico and the West Indies, 1919-1939'. Professor Stevens works in the Department of History at Essex County College in Newark. 

The book address the history of Black radicals who organised as Communists between between two imperialist wars of the 21st Century. It explores the political roots of a dozen organisations and parties in NYC, Mexico, and the Black Caribbean including the Anti-Imperalist League, and the American Negro Labour Congress and the Haiti Patriotic League.