Material compiled by the organisors of the inaugural Ken Coates Memorial Lecture in June 2015, includes:
Flyers publicising the inaugural lecture and a list prepared for the event of books by Ken Coates published by Spokesman Books, of Russell House, Bulwell Lane, Nottingham
Draft version of a bibliography dated 8 June 2015, prepared by Tom Unterrainer, one of the introductory speakers at the inaugural lecture
Photographs and accompanying captions depicting Ken Coates' life and career, which were played as a slideshow during the lecture, showing Ken Coates throughout his life. Includes photographs of protest marches, his time as a miner and as a student and academic at the University of Nottingham, his parliamentary work, meetings with famous individuals including the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, Fyodor Burlatsky, and Tony Benn, etc.
Text of speech made by Tony Simpson, of Russell Press Ltd and the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation
Text of lecture given by Frances O'Grady, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress, entitled 'The Future of the Left - where next for Britain's labour movement?'.
Born digital ephemera collected relating to the inaugural lecture:
A selection of photographs downloaded from the Facebook page of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice along with screenshots of the Facebook album and timeline.
Blog by Andreas Bieler entitled 'The Future of the Left – Where next for Britain’s labour movement?', published on Ballots & Bullets, the blog site of the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham.