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20 January 2024

Commemorating the the centenary of Lenin's death 1924-2024

This symposium will open with a panel on Lenin in London, followed by an opportunity to visit our 'Lenin Room' in person, or virtually if attending online.

The afternoon will include three sessions on Lenin's intellectual and political legacy including an exploration of Lenin on imperialism and the labour aristocracy, and his thinking on the state and revolution.

Speakers include

  • Bob Henderson (author of the Spark that Lit the Revolution: Lenin in London)
  • Professor Mary Davis 
  • Jonathan White (author of Making our History: A Users Guide to Historical Materialism)
  • Vijay Prashad (Indian historian & journalist, author of forty books)