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.

76 Event(s) Found

May 11, 2022 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

CSS Public Discussion – NewLabour & Alliance: Lessons and Legacy

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 3, 2022 6:00 pm-8:30 pm

May Day Event – What is to be won?

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…

April 13, 2022 7:00 pm

CSS Roundtable Discussion: What are we to do?

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,…

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

International Women’s Day Panel Discussion (Postponed)

Events, Panel Discussion, Wellington

Vogelmorn Community Precinct


March 9, 2022 7:00 pm-9:30 pm

Surprise: It’s Women’s Day (Again)

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…

February 9, 2022 7:00 pm

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

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…

February 1, 2022 6:00 pm

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

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…

January 12, 2022 7:00 pm

CSS Public Discussion: Socialist Roundtable (Education)

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,…

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…

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