Date: Saturday 12th September 2009
Venue: The Island (Artspace Lifespace at the Bridewell)
Time: from 10am
From Peterloo to Captain Swing: Victims or Insurgents? - Roger
A BRHG talk on the hidden history of struggle in the 19th century. It focuses on how and why major struggles have been ignored or distorted by the left as well as the right.
- See the slides from this talk (1.25 MB pdf file)
A Brief History of Corporations - Dan Bennett
A talk/discussion by Bristol Radical History Group member and expert on the Corporation, Dan Bennett. Dan will answer the questions ‘What are Corporations?’, ‘Where do they come from? and ‘How do they derive their power?’
- Listen to this talk (12 MB 52 mins mp3 file)
Social crime - who makes the law, and who is it for? - Steve Mills
A talk followed by discussion, about the history of crime and the formation of the British legal system. Steve Mills takes in social crime, the moral economy, smuggling, poaching, shoplifting and riots!
- Listen to this talk (9.5 MB 53 mins mp3 file)