Denis Delay: Docker, Trade Unionist and Writer

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Dr Sam Patterson has written about her experience of sorting and researching through the Denis Delay Papers held at the TUC Library Collections (thank you Sam).  This has been published on History Workshop Online.

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John Burns of Battersea – Builder of the Borough and Opponent of War

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Burns book coverBattersea and Wandsworth Trade Union Council is preparing to commemorate the action of its founder John Burns, MP for Battersea and a working class Cabinet Minister, who left the government in protest when Britain entered the First World War, with a walking tour, on Saturday 9 August.

Read more about this and John Burns on Sean Creighton’s great Blog

We also have literature on John Burns if people wish to know more.

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TUC Unionlearn Conference 2014

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logoWe’ll be running a stall at the TUC Unionlearn Conference this coming Monday morning the 23rd June at Congress House, so if you’re attending please come and see us.

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Social Justice Summer School 11 and 12 July 2014

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Social Justice Summer School flyerThe TUC Library will be running a stall at the the Social Justice Summer School, which will launch on the afternoon of Friday 11 July and be followed by a full programme of lectures, workshops, posters, performances and other activities on Saturday 12 July.

The event is intended to be a celebration of the university’s longstanding commitment to social justice through its teaching, research and community engagements.

As well as showcasing and celebrating all that is great about our university the event will also be a lot of fun with a range of activities to engage families including film screenings, music and a barbeque.

We very much hope to see you at the event and on our stall.

Register Here 

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The Continuing Legacy

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Join Newman University, Birmingham on 11th September 2014 for a conference that explores the legacy of the 1984-85 miners strike. Get further info, download a flyer and book a place at the conference here:http://www.continuinglegacy.org.uk/

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