Speakers & workshop leaders in chronological order Avtar Sadiq, National Secretary, Association of Indian Communists GB, & National Vice-President Indian Workers’ Association GB Robert Griffiths, General Secretary, Communist Party of Britain Harsev Bains, Secretariat member Association of Indian Communists GB, & General Secretary, Indian Workers Association GB Navid Shomali, International Secretary, Tudeh Party of Iran Nick Lowles, Editor, Searchlight magazine Bill Greenshields, Derby Branch & Executive Committee of the Communist Party, and education union leader
Midlands Communist University West Indian Centre, Derby Carrington Street, DE1 2ND
Sunday 27th May 10am – 5pm
Imperialism, racism & class …‘globalisation’, war and the struggle for sovereignty & peace
Graham Stevenson, Head of the T&GWU national transport sector and longstanding Midlands based Communist. CPB Executive Committee member.
Organised by o Communist Party of Britain o Association of Indian Communists GB (Marxist) o Young Communist League
Dyal Bagri, Secretariat Member, Association of Indian Communists GB, & National President, Indian Workers Association GB Carol Turner, CND Andrew Murray, National Chairperson, Stop The War Coalition Rob Miller, Director, Cuba Solidarity Campaign. Ben Stevenson, General Secretary, Young Communist League
£5 waged/£2 unwaged Food and refreshments provided – contributions welcomed
Andy Goodall, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Joginder Bains, Derby branch & National Women’s Secretary Indian Workers Association and Secretariat member Association of Indian Communists GB Joanne Stevenson, Women’s Organiser, Young Communist League ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN COMMUNISTS GB
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Imperialism, racism, class
AFTERNOON SESSION 1.20pm Plenary 2 Imperialist ‘globalisation‟ and war…
‘globalisation’, war & the struggle for sovereignty & peace
and the struggle for independence, sovereignty & peace Chair: Robert Griffiths General Secretary, CPB
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MORNING SESSION 10.15am Plenary 1 Imperialism, racism & class...
Chair: Avtar Sadiq National Secretary AIC-GB Marxist o
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British imperialism, past & present and its continuing effect on the world and British society Harsev Bains, AIC-GB Marxist US Imperialism „Greater Middle East‟ Navid Shomali, Tudeh Party of Iran Racism: divide & rule Nick Lowles, Editor ‘Searchlight’ Class in Britain: class antagonisms & working class unity. Bill Greenshields, CPB
1. The nature of British & US imperialism Graham Stevenson, CPB Navid Shomali, Tudeh Party 2. Imperialism & religious fundamentalism Dyal Bagri, AIC-GB Marxist 3. Fighting racism, building class unity Nick Lowles, Searchlight
Imperialist globalisation: national & international effects and resistance Carol Turner, CND Imperialist war in the 21st century Andrew Murray, Stop The War Coalition Latin America – fighting for sovereignty Rob Miller, Cuba Solidarity
4. Imperialist „globalisation‟, “social movements” & youth Ben Stevenson, Gen Sec Young Communist League Andy Goodall, VIC and Venezuela Solidarity Campaign 5. Women & class Joginder Bains, AIC-GB Marxist 6. The anti-war & peace movement Carol Turner, CND
3.30pm Workshop reports, discussion, concluding remarks Chair: Joanne Stevenson Women‟s Organiser, YCL Rob Griffiths, Avtar Sadiq & speakers panel
West Indian Centre, Derby £5 waged/£2 unwaged Harsev Bains, Secretariat member Association of Indian Communists GB, & General Secretary,...