Monthly Archives: May 2012

Documentary: ‘Deutsche Lebensläufe: Rosa Luxemburg’

The documentary ‘Deutsche Lebensläufe: Rosa Luxemburg’, shown on 28 December 2011 on the German TV-station Phoenix, is now available on Youtube. The documentary features interviews with leading scholars, writers and politicians, a fantastic selection of photographs and a rare audio … Continue reading

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‘May 1902: Rosa Luxemburg and Martinique’

            Refugees from Martinique and the ruins of the town of St. Pierre (1902) In May 1902, Mount Pelée, on the French island colony of Martinique, erupted. The town of St. Pierre was completely destroyed, … Continue reading

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‘Rosa Luxemburg; Her Life, Thought and Legacy’ talk at BRLSI, 4 May 2012.

‘Rosa Luxemburg; Her Life, Thought and Legacy’ BRLSI, Bath, 4 May 2012    Above: Rory Castle, Professor Jacqueline Rose & Marie-Louise Luxemburg and poster of the event.             On Friday 4 May, Swansea PhD student Rory Castle joined Professor Jacqueline … Continue reading

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On This Day: 13 May 1907: Rosa Luxemburg in London

Rosa Luxemburg and her lover Kostya Zetkin Rosa Luxemburg wrote to her lover Kostya Zetkin from London, where she was attending the Fifth Congress of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. “Dear Kostya, I’m sitting in the middle of the … Continue reading

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