Federation of Socialist Societies

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

68 Event(s) Found

December 8, 2021 7:00 pm

CSS Public Lecture: The Limits of Education under Capitalism

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…

December 1, 2021 6:00 pm

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

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…

November 13, 2021 6:00 pm-November 15, 2021 6:00 pm

Loyal Right Through: Commemorating the ’51 Waterside Lockout

Canterbury, Events, Film Screening

The Loons

A joint event with the Maritime Union of New Zealand, the Rail and Maritime Union of New Zealand, and the…

November 11, 2021 7:00 pm

CSS Book Launch & Public Lecture: The Unrest of 2011, One Decade On.

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

In 2011 a wave of revolution began in Tunisia and then spread across North Africa and the Middle East. In…

October 13, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

CSS Public Lecture – Solitude or Solidarity: Marxism and Postcolonial Theory

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

"The day we can’t get our hands on the ballot boxes before the vote is counted we’re done for,’ Trueba…

August 11, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

CSS Public Lecture: The Rise of Modi and the Situation in India

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

For our 2021 August event the Canterbury Socialist Society is pleased to host a guest lecture from Josephine Varghese. Josephine…

July 14, 2021 7:00 pm

State of the Unions 2021: The Employment Contracts Act and its Legacy

Canterbury, Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

"In a political struggle of class against class, organisation is the most important weapon." -Engels --------------------------------------------- For our third annual…

June 30, 2021 7:00 pm

CSS Winter Film Series #1: Little Otik

Canterbury, Events, Film Screening

Space Academy

Otesánek | Little Otik by Jan Švankmajer (2000) The Canterbury Socialist Society warmly invites any and all to the first…

June 9, 2021 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

CSS Public Lecture: Lenin’s Party in New Zealand – 100 years of Leninism

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“A country of inveterate, backwoods, thick-headed, egotistical philistines, who have brought their “civilisation” with them from England and keep it…

May 12, 2021 7:00 pm

CSS Public Lecture: Contemporary Socialism in the United States

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

"Wherever capitalism appears, in pursuit of its mission of exploitation, there will Socialism, fertilized by misery, watered by tears, and…

April 14, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

CSS Public Lecture: Economic Growth & The Environment

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Let us not, however, flatter ourselves overmuch on account of our human victories over nature. For each such victory nature…

March 17, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

CSS Panel Event: Bread and Roses, or What Women Want …

Canterbury, Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

Some fifty years after its inauguration, second-wave feminists celebrated the ‘first’ annual International (Working) Women’s Day, having casually dropped the…

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