Federation of Socialist Societies

The socialist society hosts regular educational and social events in Canterbury, Wellington, and Otago. Our events are open to all and free to attend.

102 Event(s) Found

Supplementary Questions – WSS Presents A Public Conversation with Chloe Swarbrick

June 22, 2023 6:00 pm

Open Discussion, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

Kia ora, neighbours. The Wellington Socialist Society brings to you, the good people of Wellington, a bonus event this June.…

WSS Public Panel: Social Democracy – Then & Now

June 13, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Panel Discussion, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

"Without general elections, without unrestricted freedom of press and assembly, without a free struggle of opinion, life dies out in…

WSS Public Lecture – Lessons from the Picket Line

May 9, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

"But as soon as the workers discover that their interests are common, that they are all opposed to the exploiter,…

Mā Pango Mā Whero Ka Oti Te Mahi – Public Discussion with Nīkau Wi Neera

April 11, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

"Mā pango mā whero ka oti te mahi" - Whakataukī (through the red and the black the work will be…

NZFSS Online Seminar – Significant Emotions w Ashley Frawley

April 5, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Otago, Other NZ Locations, Public Lecture, Wellington

“Nietzsche already observed that, after the death of God, health rose to divine status. If a horizon of meaning extended…

Tech Won’t Save Us – WSS Conversation with Paris Marx

March 28, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Open Discussion, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

“On the way from mythology to logistics thought has lost the element of self-reflection and today machinery disables men even…

CSS Bonus Event – Tech Won’t Save Us, with guest speaker Paris Marx

March 22, 2023 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Canterbury, Public Lecture


"In machinery, knowledge appears as alien, external to him; and living labour as subsumed under self-activating objectified labour. The worker…

OSS Public Lecture: Couldn’t Stop The Worst – The Anti-War Movement Twenty Years Later

March 20, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Otago, Public Lecture


On the 15th February 2003 a series of demonstrations held across New Zealand against the impending invasion kicked off a…

CSS Event: International Women’s Day Quiz Night

March 8, 2023 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Canterbury, Events

Space Academy

That's right! We're doing something a little different this International Women's Day! Courtney, Hayley, and Sionainn of the CSS executive…

Between First and Second-Wave Feminism, Communist Women’s Activism in Aotearoa New Zealand.

March 7, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

Kia ora, neighbours. We welcome you all to join us for our International Women's Day Event for 2023. Our March…

CSS Public Lecture: “Socialism for Dummies”

February 8, 2023 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Panel Discussion, Public Lecture

Space Academy

For our second educational event of 2023, the Canterbury Socialist Society presents "Socialism for Dummies". We hope this will be…

WSS Public Lecture: Who’s Afraid of Fu Manchu – Moral Panics in Politics & the Return of Sinophobia

February 7, 2023 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

"Rather than the manufactured clash of civilisations, we need to concentrate on the slow working together of cultures that overlap,…

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