The Party: Book Launch

The Party by Stuart Macintyre
Melbourne book launch!
Weds 16 March at Vic Trades Hall
5:30 for 6pm – followed by drinks


The long awaited launch of Stuart Macintyre‘s second volume of the history of the CPA is happening on Wednesday 16th March in the Solidarity Hall of Victorian Trades Hall. Hosted by SEARCH Foundation and the Melbourne Labour History Society, the event will feature a formal launch and a panel discussion.

Starting time is 5:30pm for 6pm, followed by drinks and light refreshments. For catering purposes, please RSVP to:

See the attached flyer for further details, and to forward on to your networks.

About the launch

Frank Bongiorno, Professor of History at the Australian National University and a close colleague of Stuart, will launch the book. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion on Stuart Macintyre’s contributions to Australian labour history in general and the history of communism in Australia in particular, moderated by Carmel Shute, former historian and CPA member.

The panel members will be:

Joy Damousi, Historian, Australian Catholic University
Julie Kimber, Historian and federal secretary of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH)
Julius Roe, Former national president of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) and former CPA member

Get your copy of The Party today!

Wherever you are, you can order a copy of The Party to be delivered to you from the New International Bookshop. SEARCH members get $10 off the retail price. Order your copy today here:
You can also get your copy of Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists while you’re there!

Stay tuned for details of more launches to be announced soon – in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.

In solidarity

Luke Whitington
Executive Officer
SEARCH Foundation

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