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.

78 Event(s) Found

Loyal Right Through: Commemorating the ’51 Waterside Lockout

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

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…

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

November 11, 2021 7:00 pm

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…

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

October 13, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

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…

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

August 11, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

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…

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

July 14, 2021 7:00 pm

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…

CSS Winter Film Series #1: Little Otik

June 30, 2021 7:00 pm

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…

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

June 9, 2021 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

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…

CSS Public Lecture: Contemporary Socialism in the United States

May 12, 2021 7:00 pm

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…

CSS Public Lecture: Economic Growth & The Environment

April 14, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

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…

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

March 17, 2021 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

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…

CSS On Tour – William Morris: Poet, Craftsman, Socialist

February 13, 2021 6:00 pm

Canterbury, Events, Other NZ Locations, Public Lecture

Craftwork Brewery

"We are living in a epoch where there is combat between commercialism, or the system of reckless waste, and communism,…

CSS Public Lecture – Useful Work vs. Useless Toil: Marx, Morris, and Alienation

February 10, 2021 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

Please note: we are working on a new schedule where "doors open" from 7pm, and ours events will start right…

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