The Red and the Black – The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic
Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 13-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution.
As well as a keynote address from Professor Winston James, University of California, Irvine, we are delighted to add that there will be two other keynote speakers at the conference:
Professor Hakim Adi, University of Chichester – author of Pan-Africanism and Communism: The Communist International, Africa and the Diaspora, 1919-1939 (Africa World Press, 2013)
Dr. Cathy Bergin, University of Brighton – author of ‘Bitter with the Past but Sweet with the Dream’: Communism in the African American Imaginary (Haymarket, 2016) and editor of African American Anti-Colonial Texts 1917-1937 (Edinburgh University Press, 2016).
Plus there will be special performances from Linton Kwesi Johnson (invited), David Rovics and now also Tayo Aluko
We hope to have a provisional programme and details of registration ready soon.