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

February 13, 2021 6:00 pm

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

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,…

February 10, 2021 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

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

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…

January 20, 2021 7:30 pm-9:00 pm

CSS Public Lecture – Shop Floor 101: Employment Rights & Economics for Workers

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed…

December 9, 2020 7:30 pm-9:30 pm

CSS Public Lecture – Harbinger of a New Society: The Paris Commune of 1871

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

“Working men’s Paris, with its Commune, will be forever celebrated as the glorious harbinger of a new society. Its martyrs…

November 11, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

The Fred Evans Memorial Lecture 2020: “Workingmen’s Rugby”

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

The Canterbury Socialist Society is pleased to confirm our second annual Fred Evans Memorial Lecture. For this lecture we invite…

October 14, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

CSS Public Lecture: Such a Power In the Land as to Make the Tyrants in Wellington Tremble

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

For our October event, CSS member David Colyer will present a lecture on some of the earliest aspects of the…

September 23, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

CSS State of the Unions: Elections & Unionism

Canterbury, Events, Panel Discussion

Space Academy

"...against this collective power of the propertied classes the working class cannot act, as a class, except by constituting itself…

September 9, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

A Movement Divided: British Socialism Before & During WW1

Canterbury, Events, Public Lecture

Space Academy

"War is the mass murder of workers. When workers refuse to obey the calls of their governments, there will be…

July 8, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

CSS Round Table Discussion: Covid, Crisis, Economic Responses

Canterbury, Events, Open Discussion

Space Academy

"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." -Lenin Similar to our previous "show and…

June 10, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

CSS Film Screening: The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Canterbury, Events, Film Screening

Space Academy

“The works of the roots of the vines, of the trees, must be destroyed to keep up the price, and…

March 17, 2020 12:00 am-12:00 am

CANCELLED: CSS Interview With Caleb Cain: Countering the Far-Right

Canterbury, Events, Interview

Space Academy

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the developing situation with COVID-19 and travel restrictions Caleb has needed to return to the United…

March 12, 2020 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

CSS Double Feature: The Industrial Workers of the World

Canterbury, Events, Film Screening

Space Academy

"The working class and the employing class have nothing in common. There can be no peace so long as hunger…

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