The Communist University of Wales is being held in Pontypridd over the weekend 7-9 December with a full programme of lectures, debates and revolutionary entertainment. You can view the three-day programme here.

Friday 7th Pontypridd Museum, Bridge Street
Gwyn Alf Williams Memorial Lecture with Gwyn Griffiths on Henry Richard – A 19th Century Radical and MP for Merthyr Tydfil at 7pm
 
Saturday 8th YMCA, Taff Street
 
With the following sessions:
 
‘Back to Basics’ on Lenin and the European Question with Brian Williams
 
Fighting the New Barbarism with Sara Penrhyn Jones; Amarjite Singh; Jonathan Williams & Katrine Williams
 
What Future in the European Union? With Jill Evans MEP; Alex Gordon RMT & Derek Vaughan MEP
 
A talk by Prof. Michael Tynan about Cuban health and his discussion with Fidel Castro
 
Saturday 8th Clwb y Bont, 85a Taff Street
 
Social with Theefaction http://theefaction.wordpress.com
 
Sunday 9th Clwb y Bont, 85a Taff Street
 
With the following sessions:
 
‘Back to Basics’ on Marx, Surplus Value and public sector workers with Gawain Little
 
What Future for the welsh Economy? With Mick antoniw AM; Rob Griffiths & Lila Haynes
 
Film – David Ivan Jones ‘African from Aberystwyth’
 
Underground Against Aparteid with Ken Keable in conversation with John Haylett
 
Registration (pay on the day)
 
Friday – FREE
Saturday - £5 waged / £3 unwaged
Social - £4 / £3
Sunday - £5 / £3
 
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  • The individual will reach full realization as a human creature, once the chains of alienation are broken. This will be translated concretely into the reconquering of one's true nature through liberated labor, and the expression of one's own human condition through culture and art
    Che Guevara Socialism and Man in Cuba
  • Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
    Bertholt Brecht Playwright and Poet (1898-1956)
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