Paddy Gibson

Paddy is a researcher at the Jumbunna Indigenous centre at UTS, a member of Solidarity and a long time activist for Aboriginal rights. He co-founded Stop the Intervention Collective (STICS) and has worked with Grandmothers Against Removals (GMAR) to fight the escalating rates removal of Aboriginal children from their families. He is prolific writer and speaker on Aboriginal history and the politics of the ‘new assimilation’, and he is currently researching the history of socialists and the fight against colonialism.

He will speak on the attempts to spread the flames of revolution across the world in the aftermath of the Russian revolution in The Comintern 1919 – The Hope of International Revolution.