British Communism and Commitment

peoples-history-museum-manchester-c2a9-zedphoto-comThe ‘British Communism and Commitment’ day-school was held on 9th June 2016 in the Labour History Archive and Study Centre at the People’s History Museum, Manchester, part of the AHRC-funded project ‘Wars of Position: Communism and Civil Society.’

It brought together former party activists and researchers from a wide range of academic disciplines to analyse the complexities of commitment in the British Communist Party over its seventy-year history (1920-1991). The day-school also marked the opening to researchers of new CPGB-related archive material, including the papers of Monty Johnstone (1928-2007).


Please direct any questions to Ben Harker at