EVENTS

Every month the Canterbury Socialist Society hosts one educational event and one social event. Our events are free, and all are welcome.

57 Event(s) Found

CSS Public Lecture: Lenin’s Party in New Zealand – 100 years of Leninism

June 9, 2021 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“A country of inveterate, backwoods, thick-headed, egotistical philistines, who have brought their “civilisation” with them from England and keep it…

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CSS Public Lecture: Economic Growth & The Environment

April 14, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Let us not, however, flatter ourselves overmuch on account of our human victories over nature. For each such victory nature…

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CSS Panel Event: Bread and Roses, or What Women Want …

March 17, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

Some fifty years after its inauguration, second-wave feminists celebrated the ‘first’ annual International (Working) Women’s Day, having casually dropped the…

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CSS Public Lecture – Useful Work vs. Useless Toil: Marx, Morris, and Alienation

February 10, 2021 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

Please note: we are working on a new schedule where "doors open" from 7pm, and ours events will start right…

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CSS Public Lecture – Shop Floor 101: Employment Rights & Economics for Workers

January 20, 2021 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed…

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CSS Public Lecture – Harbinger of a New Society: The Paris Commune of 1871

December 9, 2020 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Working men’s Paris, with its Commune, will be forever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new society. Its martyrs…

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The Fred Evans Memorial Lecture 2020: “Workingmen’s Rugby”

November 11, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

The Canterbury Socialist Society is pleased to confirm our second annual Fred Evans Memorial Lecture. For this lecture we invite…

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CSS Public Lecture: Such a Power In the Land as to Make the Tyrants in Wellington Tremble

October 14, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

For our October event, CSS member David Colyer will present a lecture on some of the earliest aspects of the…

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CSS State of the Unions: Elections & Unionism

September 23, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

"...against this collective power of the propertied classes the working class cannot act, as a class, except by constituting itself…

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A Movement Divided: British Socialism Before & During WW1

September 9, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

"War is the mass murder of workers. When workers refuse to obey the calls of their governments, there will be…

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CSS Round Table Discussion: Covid, Crisis, Economic Responses

July 8, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Open Discussion

Space Academy

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." -Lenin Similar to our previous "show and…

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CSS Film Screening: The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

June 10, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

Events, Film Screening

Space Academy

“The works of the roots of the vines, of the trees, must be destroyed to keep up the price, and…

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