Anarchist Studies Network

A PSA Specialist Group for the Study of Anarchism.


ASN members secure £250k research grant from the ESRC. See here

Rowman & Littlefield Int publish two book series by ASN members Saul Newman and Ruth Kinna

We will be putting up the draft conference papers from the recent 'Is Black and Red Dead?' conference here. Please note that these papers are in draft form, some remain extended presenations, and they are not to be cited without the express permission of the author(s).

Simon Choat, 'Power and Subjectivity: A Critique Of Post-Anarchism'

Toby Boraman, 'Carnival anarchism, councilism and class'

Benoit Challand, 'When anarchism meets marxism'

Lewis Mates, 'The Syndicalist Challenge in the Durham Coalfield'

Chiara Bottici, 'Black and Red: The Freedom of Equals'

George Sotiropolos, ‘A Bedouin, perhaps, a Citizen, never’(?): Overcoming the Red and Black divide'

Jean Michel Kay, 'Publishing in the Pursuit of Libertarian Socialism'

Jean Christophe Angaut, 'The Situationists'

Andrew Robinson, 'Beyond The Working Class: The Politics of the Excluded'

Philip O'Sullivan, 'Bakunin and Marx on the Paris Commune: Grounds for a synthesis between Anarchism and Marxism?'

Chris Wellbrook, ''Pick up a brick and throw it at a cop': Beyond the Anarchist/Marxist divide'

Larry Portis, 'Overcoming Dogma and Confusion in Revolutionary Theory and Practice: Red and Black in Historical Perspective'

Christian Hogsbjerg, 'A ‘Bohemian freelancer’? C.L.R. James, his early relationship to anarchism and the intellectual origins of autonomism'

Jeremy Tramner, 'Constructing an alternative to Marxism-Leninism: British Communists and prefigurative politics'.

Christian Garland, 'The (Anti-) Politics of Autonomy: Between Marxism and Anarchism'

Paul B Smith, 'On the Origins of the Collapse of the First International'

Mike Mowbray '(New) New Left?: radical considerations in Canada and Quebec from the post-1968 moment to today'

Renzo Llorente, 'George Sorel's contribution to 'Anarcho-Marxism''

Sara Motta, 'Post-Left Anarchism, Open Marxism and 'New' Autonomist Social Movements in Latin America: Convergence through the praxis of rebel subjects'

Suzi Weissman, 'Victor Serge: From Defeated Past to expectant Future'

Carl Levy, Antonio Gramsci, Anarchism, Syndicalism and Sovversivismo'