conferences

Huiming Centennial: Why Talk about 1910s Anarchism in the 2010s?

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Overview and critical reflection on the historical significance of early 20th century Chinese anarchism, from a 2013 conference celebrating the centennial of China's first anarchist periodical, Huiminglu, better known as Minsheng (Voice of the People).

The first congress of the Red Trade Union International at Moscow, 1921

The first congress of the Red Trade Union International at Moscow, 1921. A report of the proceedings by George Williams, delegate of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World).

An extra cynical look at the People's Assembly

Some thoughts on the People’s Assembly. Dissecting its claims to be the birth of a movement and looking at what is really required to take on austerity and, more broadly, capitalism.

Report from autonomous peasant congress in Indonesia

FKMA's Autonomous Peasant Congress

Short reportage from Indonesian Autonomous Peasant Congress

Civil Service Rank & File Network conference - a report

On Saturday 2 February, the Civil Service Rank & File (CSRF) Network held its inaugural national conference in Coventry. This is a brief report of the event and analysis of where the group is and should be heading.

Report from St. Imier International Congress, 8th-12th August 2012

This year marks the 140 year anniversary of the first anarchist International held at St.Imier, Switzerland, in 1872. In celebration of the anniversary an international gathering was called in St.Imier in mid-August. A contingent of Collective Action militants attended the gathering along with thousands of other anarchists from around the world to discuss politics, create new international ties and, of course, have some fun.

Reflections on the IWW (UK) National Strategy Conference – “organising the unorganised and the abandoned”

A report and reflection on the (relatively) recent strategy conference from a UK IWW member.

A conference in Spain

An account from a member of the Swedish syndicalist union, SAC, of an 1992 anarcho-syndicalist conference in Barcelona.

An Interview with the Comité Organizador de la 3ra Conferencia Anual de la NAASN, Puerto Rico

An interview with some organizers of the 3rd North American Anarchist Studies Network conference. The interview touches upon why the conference was held in Puerto Rico and the existence of anarchism on the island.

1984 WSA: Conference for a new national libertarian workers organization

Selected documents from the founding conference of the US libertarian workers' organisation, Workers Solidarity Alliance, with some notes added in 2011 by one of the participants.