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Between Scylla and Charybdis

December 9, 2016

USW historian Norry LaPorte has recently published ‘Between Scylla and Charybdis: END and its Attempt to Overcome the Bipolar World Order in the 1980s’ in the Australian journal Labour History (issue 111, 2016).

Twentieth Century Communism: new issue

April 7, 2016

USW Historian Norry LaPorte is the editor of the new issue of Twentieth Century Communism.

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.

Twentieth Century Communism: new issue

August 10, 2015

The 2015 issue of Twentieth Century Communism: A Journal of International History, which is co-edited by USW historian Norry LaPorte, is now out.

Lives of the Left

November 22, 2014

USW historian Norry LaPorte contributes two articles to the new issue of the journal Moving the Social.

"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.

Local Communisms

June 18, 2013

The 2013 issue of Twentieth Century Communism, the journal edited by USW’s Norry LaPorte, has just been published. It’s devoted to the theme of local communisms, with authors exploring the tensions that arose between a global movement with universal aspirations and the very varied local conditions in which its representatives found themselves. The case studies range far and wide, from Germany and France to Uzbekistan and Canada

Cold War Wales

November 28, 2011

Just out – a special issue of Llafur: The Journal of Welsh People’s History devoted to the theme of Cold War Wales. Three Glamorgan historians are guest editors: Norry LaPorte, Fiona Reid and Gareth Williams.

Conference Report: ?Local Communisms?

July 3, 2011

The conference Local Communisms, held at Glamorgan on 30 June – 1 July 2011, attracted 29 papers on various local features of a global movement ? ranging from communism in the ?Celtic nations? of the British Isles to Moscow?s relations with the Islamic world. The unifying theme was how the universalism of a global movement interacted with local conditions from Soviet Central Asia to North America, turning the singular aspirations of Bolshevism into a plurality of communisms.

Local Communisms: Conference 30 June and 1 July

April 26, 2011

Britain and East Germany: a new study of the Cold War era from Glamorgan

May 11, 2010

Congratulations to Glamorgan historian Norry LaPorte whose new book Friendly Enemies: Britain and the GDR 1949–1990 is now avaliable.

Stalinist or Antifascist Hero?

September 21, 2009

Glamorgan historian Norry LaPorte was an invited speaker at a public talk staged by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation (RLS) in Potsdam, which addressed how the former communist leader Ernst Thälmann is remembered in the political debate today.

Glamorgan Historian advises German filmmakers

July 14, 2009

Glamorgan historian Norry LaPorte has been appointed as historical advisor to a documentary to be shown on German TV about ?Germany’s Stalin?, Ernst Thälmann ? the leader of the German Communist Party during Hitler?s rise to power.

Twentieth Century Communism Journal

May 22, 2009

Glamorgan historian, Dr Norry LaPorte, is a co-founding editor of the new journal, Twentieth Century Communism: A Journal of International History.

Politics and Memory

May 8, 2009

Biography and the Political Uses of Memory is the title of the latest issue of the journal Socialist History.

Remembering Revolution?

November 24, 2008

Glamorgan historian, Norry LaPorte, speaks on the German Revolution of 1918 at Karl Marx House in London.

Bolshevism, Stalinism and the Comintern

July 25, 2008

Glamorgan historian Norry LaPorte is the editor of Bolshevism, Stalinism and the Comintern: Perspectives on Stalinization, 1917–1953. This newly published collection, which brings together scholars from Germany, France, Italy, Finland, Ireland and the USA, re-examines the history of the Communist International, founded in 1919 as the organisational nerve centre for global Bolshevik revolution.

Glamorgan Stalinism

March 24, 2008

Glamorgan historian, Norry LaPorte, has been involved over several years in putting the University at the centre of international research on Stalin and world communism.

"Moscow Gold" and the 1984-85 miners' strike

January 24, 2008

Researching relations between Britain and the former communist German Democratic Republic, historian Norman LaPorte has uncovered new evidence that ‘Moscow’s Gold’ – contrary to Soviet leader Michael Gorbachev’s assurances to Prime Minister Thatcher – helped fund the 1984/85 strike.

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