Marxism 2022 is a festival of socialist ideas taking place from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 July in east London. It brings together debates, live music, a culture tent, film screenings and more. Activists, students, academics and campaigners from across the globe will be debating the fight for a better world. Book your ticket here.
The former Labour leader will be speaking on “My anti-war influences” in the Bookmarks culture tent.
Rapper, musician and campaigner
Sudanese revolutionary, writer and activist.
Author, economist and member of the Greek parliament
Poet and author of The Kids, which won Costa book of the year 2021.
The author and journalist will be speaking in the Bookmarks Culture tent
Justice campaigner and Black Lives Matter activist.
The veteran left-wing writer will be launching his new book, Churchill: His Times, His Crimes
Justice campaigner and author of Silence is Not an Option.
Guardian Australia columnist and author of Crimes Against Nature—Capitalism and Global Heating.
Palestinian academic, artist and activist
The Labour MP joins Sukhdev Reel in the Bookmarks tent launching her new book, 25 years on from the death of Ricky Reel
Co-convenor of Stand Up to Racism
Author of several books including Revolution Is the Choice of the People—Crisis and Revolt in the Middle East & North Africa.
Author of Transgender Resistance: Socialism and Transgender Resistance
Historian and author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine
Anti-racist activist and author of The Revolutionary Politics of Angela Davis
Author of Rebel Footprints will be doing a special radical walking tour of the East End
Socialist member of the Irish parliament for People Before Profit
Historian and author of Monster at Our Door: The Global Threat of Avian Flu
Author of Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: Work and Resistance in 21st Century Britian
Egyptian revolutionary and journalist
Author and national officer of Stop the War coalition
Marxist and author of forthcoming The New Age of Catastrophe
UCU striker and author of A Rebel’s Guide to Engels
Author of A Rebel’s Guide to Walter Rodney
Chair of the Campaign Against Climate Change
Author of books including A Reader’s Guide to Marx’s Capital
We’ll be discussing how we can oppose imperialism and the horrors of war from Ukraine to Yemen.
From BLM to the fight against racist borders, we’ll be debating how we can smash the racist system.
A series of debates will be discuss anti-capitalist environmentalism and the battle against climate breakdown.
What does a revolutionary strategy look like in 2022—and what can we learn from recent revolts like in Sudan?
How can we beat back the transphobic attacks and build a world of genuine liberation?
From Socialism 101 sessions to courses on Marxist economics, get to grips with the key elements of Marxist theory and how to apply it.
What is revolutionary approach to women’s liberation—and how can we fight back against sexism today?
We’ll be debating how we can build a revolutionary strategy for Palestinian liberation against Israeli apartheid.
We’re back—in person! If you can’t attend in person due to Covid, you’ll be able to watch online.
Marxism Festival will be taking place at the People’s Palace, Mile End campus, E1 4NS.
You can get tickets for the whole weekend or for each day. Click here to book yours.
We make every effort to ensure that Marxism is accessible for disabled people. Our venues are fully accessible.
You can book halls of residence direct at Queen Mary University online here and quote code MARX2022 when you book. We can also provide basic free “crash pad” accommodation for students.
We provide a free creche with a range of activities available for children of different ages up to 11 years. This must be booked in advance.
Many campaigns and activist groups from around Britain will be running stalls during the Marxism Festival. Check the website for updates.
Bookmarks—the socialist bookshop relocate their shop to Marxism Festival. They have the radical books you need to arm yourself with the ideas to change the world.
Marxism Festival is a three-day political festival of socialist ideas hosted by the Socialist Workers Party.