Join us for a book launch of Toward the United Front: Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the Communist International, 1922. The full congress record is now available for the first time in English and in paperback.
Sunday, February 3
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
University of Toronto
252 Bloor St. W. (at St. George subway).
Editor and translator John Riddell will reflect on lessons of translating the rich conversations and debates that shaped a generation of revolutionaries, and the implications for activists in current conditions of global capitalism. John has translated and edited seven volumes of documents of the Communist movement in the era of the Russian revolution. Two further volumes are now in preparation, which will complete this extraordinary project.
And hear comments from some of those who supported the work involved in this important publication: David McNally, Suzannne Weiss, Paul Kellogg and Greg Albo.
Moderated by Abbie Bakan. Followed by book signing and refreshments.
Organized by Historical Materialism Toronto and Ideas Left Out.
(Event Photo is by bluebus, downloaded from Wikimedia Commons. It is a photo of a replica of Taitlin’s Tower, a monument to the Third International which was designed by Russian architect Vladimir Tatlin, but never built.)
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