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The Red Inheritance from the Front

November 19, 2015

USW historian Norry LaPorte will be speaking next week on the World War One experience of Ernst Thälmann, the leader of German communism in the 1930s, in a seminar at the March bloch Centre in Berlin: The Red Inheritance from the Front: the First World War as Front Experience for Communists.

"Friendly Enemies" goes into paperback

May 18, 2014

Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR, 1949-1990, the ground-breaking study of relations between Britain and the former East Germany by USW historian Norry LaPorte and ex-USW professor Stefan Berger is to be issued in a paperback edition by Berghahn Press.

Funding success for Norry LaPorte with the Amiel Melburn Trust

April 8, 2014

USW historian Norry LaPorte has been awarded a grant of £5,800 by The Barry Amiel & Norman Melburn Trust, which supports research into the history of socialism and the working-class movement.

The grant is to support the publication of Weimar Communism as Mass Movement, a book that will showcase a new generation of researchers working on interwar communism in Germany whose work has yet to appear in English.

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