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Financial appeal to translate and publish Livio Maitan's 'Towards a history of the Fourth International'
Livio Maitan The IIRE is raising funds for the English translation of Livio Maitan's Per una storia della IV internazionale: la testimonianza di un comunista controcorrente. In this book, Livio Maitan (1923-2004) relates his experience of being a revolutionary communist during the second half of the 20th Century.
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IIRE at the 13th Annual Historical Materialism conference
IIRE at the 13th Annual Historical Materialism conference

From Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th of November the 13th annual Historical Materialism conference will take place in London. The theme this year is 'Limits, Barriers and Borders'. Organized by the journal of the same name, the Historical Materialism conferences are spaces for discussion, debate and the launching of collective projects.
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Call for Travel Fund support!
call for travel fund support iire schools

Dear friends of the IIRE,

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Recordings of Daniel Bensaïd
Daniel Bensaïd

Six years ago we lost our friend and comrade Daniel Bensaïd. As a revolutionary activist and marxist philosopher, Bensaïd made important contributions to the work of our institute. Several of his books can be ordered through our website, such as Strategies of Resistance.

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Solidariteit van Nederland naar Rojava
women against embargo
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Help us organise the women’s seminar at the IIRE !
Help us organize  the women’s seminar at the IIRE

The women’s commission of the Fourth International is organising a women’s seminar from 4th of 8th July inclusive.

We want to strengthen our analysis and theory in order better to participate in current discussions in the feminist movement and also integrate the different generations of women members of the Fourth International in these debates.

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Debate - Humanity lost at sea: The regularity of deaths in the Mediterranean
Humanity lost at sea: The regularity of deaths in the Mediterranean

In the first four months of 2015, 1,770 Africans and Asians drowned on their way to Europe. With the death toll in the Mediterranean rising by the thousands, the European Union has showed once again that it is ready to pay the price of lives lost at sea in order to maintain the myth of sovereignty over its borders.

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Exclusive Screening: Rebelse Stad / Rebellious City by Willy Lindwer
rebelse stad

We are very happy to join the efforts of Unofficial Histories 2015 to open up history beyond the official and the mainstream. As the conference takes place in Amsterdam this year, we have the opportunity to support this inspiring initiative and host the screening of Rebelse Stad / Rebellious City at our institute. Come and spread th

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Speech by Leon Trotsky in America 1938
Leon Trotsky speech in America 1938

Speech by Leon Trotsky to the American comrades in 1938 , on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Communist league of America (later renamed in Socialist Workers Party) and the foundation of the fourth international.


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April movement movies
wij zijn hier

This month we are showing movies that are dedicated to break the silence imposed by official histories and/ or give voice to the movements that organize and fight against injustice and inequality. On April 9th, we start with Shadow Play.

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