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The Luddites, without Condescension

Event Date: 6 May 2011 Room B34 10:00 – 18:00 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX   The Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities presents: The Luddites, without Condescension A Conference on the 200th Anniversary of the Frame-breakers’ Uprising In the Spring of 2011 Birkbeck will host a one-day conference to mark the 200th anniversary of the …

Peter Linebaugh – The Magna Carta Manifesto

3 March 2009 – Prof. Peter Linebaugh examines the current state of liberty and shows how longstanding restraints against tyranny—and the rights of habeas corpus, trial by jury, and due process of law, and the prohibition of torture—are being abridged.