Monday, 25 January 2010

Daniel Bensaid (1946–2010) memorial meeting

Event: Daniel Bensaid (1946–2010) memorial meeting organised by Socialist Resistance
       "Speakers: Gilbert Achcar, Terry Conway SR, Alex Callinicos SWP, Stathis Kouvelakis NPA"
What: Informational Meeting
Start Time: Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30pm
End Time: Tuesday, February 9 at 9:30pm
Where: University of London Union

The Daniel Bensaïd memorial meeting will be on Tuesday 9 February at 7.30pm in ULU, Malet St, WC1H. According to the leaflet now available at the speakers will be Gilbert Achcar (like Bensaïd, an IIRE fellow), Terry Conway (SR executive), Alex Callinicos (SWP central committee) and Stathis Kouvelakis (from the NPA).

Daniel Bensaïd was one of the leaders of the May 68 movement. He was one of those people who had an inherent sense for political initiatives. He grasped the dynamic of the link between the student movement and general strike, and understood the necessity for a revolutionary socialist organization.

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