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Below are some of my latest posts to my website. I hope you enjoy reading them.

Phil

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CONFERENCE : RETHINKING THE LEGACY OF 1968

left fields and the quest for common ground  A day of discussions and debates  bringing together different generations of   writers,  researchers and activists to consider the political and cultural legacies of  1968, their bearing on the  future prospects for a more democratic, equal  and participatory society and for modes of research in the arts, humanities and social sciences  that can …

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After 1968 :Left legacies and the politics of remembrance

There is an old saw about the so-called swinging sixties: if you can remember it you weren’t there. This  has the rather interesting corollary that if you were’nt there, if you have to consult the archive  or rely on second hand accounts rather than your own experience, then you are more likely  to grasp  the events  in more detail, depth …

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