A list of miscellaneous events from 2014.

Programme:

Date Time Title Details With Link
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Remembering the Real WWI: Public meeting #3 This is the third meeting in Bristol to discuss opposition to David Cameron's 'truly national commemoration' of WW1 stressing our 'national spirit'.
, 2014
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Bristol and the Labour Unrest 1910-14 Speaker: Mike Richardson, UWE. This seminar will focus on Bristol’s experience of labour unrest between 1910 and the outbreak of the First World War. Rather than focus solely on Bristol’s famous union […] Mike Richardson
, 2014
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Uomini contro – (Many Wars Ago) Uomini contro (Many Wars Ago) Directed by Francesco Rosi, 100 mins, Italy 1970, Italy 1917 -- society is violently split down the middle over the question of whether to continue intervention in the […] Kieron Butchers
, 2014 Ukrainian Nationalism – a historical perspective "DONETSK - SPLINTERING CITY. Founded by the Welsh capitalist John Hughes, the city's frequent changes of name - Hughesovka, Trotskya, Stalino, Donetsk - give some indication of its troubled history. […] Mike Levine,
Colin Thomas,
Mark Batterham
, 2014 Book Launch: Futures John Barker discusses his upcoming release 'Futures', a novel set in 1987 London. Barker will be reading from the text and discussing the finance industry, Thatchers' Britain, the world of drugs and […] John Barker
, 2014
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Remembering the Real WWI: Public meeting This is the monthly meeting in Bristol to discuss opposition to David Cameron's 'truly national commemoration' of WW1 stressing our 'national spirit'. Nationally there are plans to ensure that […]
, 2014
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Bread Or Batons? Bread or Batons? The Old Market 'Riots' of February 1932 Since the 'Wall Street Crash' of 1929 joblessness in Bristol had risen to unprecedented levels; by February 1932 the situation was critical […] Roger Ball
, 2014 Hidden Histories OF WWI Shirkers, Skulkers, Deserters and the 'Live and Let Live' Principle: Everyday Resistance to Combat on the Western Front. St John’s Hall, Rax Lane, Bridport The ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914 is sold to us […] Roger Ball
, 2014 The Commons or the True Commons As part of his whistlestop tour of England, we are very pleased to have Peter Linebaugh visiting Bristol. His co-authored book (with Marcus Rediker) The Many-Headed Hydra: The Hidden History of the […] Peter Linebaugh
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Black GI’s in Britain 1943 Bristol tensions in the racially segregated US army spill over into full blown fighting on the streets of Old Market between Black and White GIs. Using Bristol as a case study Professor Neil Wynn […] Neil A. Wynn
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Bristol Local History Bookfair 2014 Booksellers will include Bristol Books, Bygone Bristol, Redcliffe Press, the South Gloucestershire Mines Research Group and Tangent Books, several independent authors – and more. 10am-1pm Family […] Di Parkin,
Mark Steeds

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