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

Film screening – All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

May 25, 2022 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

Events, Film Screening

WEA Canterbury Workers’ Educational Association

"I like to think (it has to be!) of a cybernetic ecology where we are free of our labors and…

CSS Public Discussion – NewLabour & Alliance: Lessons and Legacy

May 11, 2022 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Events, Open Discussion

Space Academy

PLEASE NOTE: Over the winter months we are adjusting our start time by half an hour so that attendees are…

May Day Event – What is to be won?

May 3, 2022 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

Events, Panel Discussion, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

Kia ora, comrades. On May 3rd, Unions Wellington and the Wellington Socialist Society will co-host a panel discussion on socialist…

Winter of Discontent: Canterbury Socialist Society Winter Programme May – August 2022

May 1, 2022 12:00 am-August 28, 2022 12:00 am

Canterbury, Film Screening, Interview, Open Discussion, Panel Discussion, Public Lecture

Space Academy

The Canterbury Socialist Society is very excited to announce the schedule for our programme for the next four months (May…

CSS Roundtable Discussion: What are we to do?

April 13, 2022 7:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Open Discussion

Space Academy

"...we need something far more vulgar, far more dangerous and far more banal at the same time: a political party,…

International Women’s Day Panel Discussion (Postponed)

April 10, 2022 11:00 am-April 11, 2022 3:00 pm

Events, Panel Discussion, Wellington

Vogelmorn Community Precinct


Surprise: It’s Women’s Day (Again)

March 9, 2022 7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

It's International Women's Day on Tuesday 8th March - that's no surprise ... but this event is! A special treat…

CSS Public Lecture: What Happened to Labour? Gramsci, Postmodernism, and the Neoliberal Turn

February 9, 2022 7:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“The common-sense notion that 'There is a time and place for everything' gets carried into a set of prescriptions which…

WSS Public Lecture: “Capitalist Realism” – Is there no alternative?

February 1, 2022 6:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

“Emancipatory politics must always destroy the appearance of a ‘natural order’, must reveal what is presented as necessary and inevitable…

CSS Public Discussion: Socialist Roundtable (Education)

January 12, 2022 7:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Open Discussion

Space Academy

"However specious in theory the project might be of giving education to the labouring classes of the poor, it would,…

CSS Public Lecture: The Limits of Education under Capitalism

December 8, 2021 7:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Panel Discussion, Public Lecture

Space Academy

"This crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An…

An Epoch of Unrest // WSS Public Lecture on the Legacy of William Morris

December 1, 2021 6:00 pm

Events, Public Lecture, Wellington

Bedlam & Squalor

Getting off the ground during these times has proved to be a challenge. Still, with such phenomenal support and solidarity…

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