School of Languages and Area Studies

The Utopian Years: Radical Left movements in the age of Pompidou

11 May 2011

This half day conference uncovered the trajectories of some of the movements that emerged in early 1970s France, helping to define the radical left politics of the era. This was the aftermath of May ‘68’s mass upheaval, when France, in the grip of student riots and a general strike, had seemed on the verge of revolution.