Monthly Archives: March 2015

On This Day: 10 March 1919: Leo Jogiches Murdered by Freikorps

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Leo Jogiches (1867- 1919) Jogiches was born in Wilna (Vilnius) in the Russian Empire, the son of a wealthy Jewish family. He was forced to flee into exile in the early 1890s as a result of…

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Tributes to Professor Feliks Tych (1929- 2015)

Professor Feliks Tych, who died on 16 February  2015 after a long and illustrious career, was one of the most important scholars on Rosa Luxemburg. He was the editor of three volumes of Luxemburg’s letters to Leo Jogiches (published in … Continue reading

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International Workshop on Rosa Luxemburg held in Berlin (6-7 March 2015)

On 6-7 March, a workshop was held at the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in Berlin. Participants  from around the world gathered to discuss recent publications on Luxemburg, especially the sixth volume of her Complete Works in German and the first volume of her … Continue reading

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Happy 144th Birthday Rosa Luxemburg!

Rosa Luxemburg was born on 5 March 1871 in the small Polish city of Zamosc and grew up in Warsaw. She earned a doctorate from Zurich University in 1897 and co-founded the Polish social-democratic party (SDKPiL). Living in Germany from … Continue reading

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