Left Q/A

Monthly panels/talks aimed at enhancing dialogue and debate on the left in Melbourne.

Event Details:

Generally held on the 1st Thursday of the month (unless otherwise stated – see dates below), 7pm at the New International Book Shop, 54 Victoria St, Carlton (basement, Trades Hall, Victoria St entrance). Admission is $5

Upcoming Events:

August Thursday 3rd

Panel : ‘Educating the haves and have nots in Australia: what is making a difference’

Speakers include:
Jane Kenway – Professor in the Education Faculty at Monash University
Marie Brennan – Honorary Professor of Education at Victoria University
Lew Zipin – Honorary Fellow, College of Education at Victoria University
Janet Rice – Victorian Senator for Australian Greens

September Thursday 7th, 7pm

Panel: ‘150 years since the publication of ‘Das Kapital’ – How relevant is Marx to understanding and changing the world today?’

Speaker: Anitra Nelson (RMIT),  Daniel Lopez (Socialist Alternative), Arran Gare (Swinburne University), Tristan Ewins (Socialist Left, ALP)

October Thursday 5th 

Panel: ‘Debating war and imperialism today: How should the Western Left understand and respond to conflict in Syria?

Speakers: TBC

November Thursday 2nd 

Movie Screening: The Divide