Podcast: Talking…Political Theatre

“It’s all about the process,” say Dr Kim Wiltshire and Billy Cowan, when discussing political theatre. And you’re unlikely to hear of the movement’s protagonists going on to huge fame via London’s West End. But that was – is – not the point. This was all about identifying contemporary political issues, and taking them to the […]

Virtual Roundtable: May 1968 and the Legacies of Protest in France

On Wednesday 14 March at 4pm GMT, Edge Hill’s Senior Lecturer in European History Dr Daniel Gordon will be joining other international experts for a Virtual Roundtable on May 1968 and the Legacies of Protest in France and Europe, hosted by the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh. MODERATOR: Jae-Jae Spoon, Department of Political […]

Roger Spalding’s Book Published by Cambridge Scholars

Narratives of Delusion in the Political Practice of the Labour Left 1931–1945. Roger Spalding’s new book, published by Cambridge Scholars, sets out a challenging re-interpretation of the politics of Labour’s left-wing. It shows how the Left developed a range of simplistic, self-sustaining narratives, rather than supported analyses, to guide its actions in the aftermath of the […]