Theory & Struggle

Historical memory and the fight against fascism

Theory & Struggle (2021), 122, (1), 164–169.

Abstract

In June and November 2020, the Marx Memorial Library and Workers’ School and the Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies organised two online panel discussions on the subject of historical memory and the fight against fascism. Recordings of both discussions are available on the library’s website. This article reflects on these two panel sessions.

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Recording of 22 June panel: marx-memorial-library.org.uk/events-archive/historical-memory-fight-against-fascism Google Scholar

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Gibson, Ralph