•‘The very valley of the shadow of death’: C.L.R. James on capitalism and environmental destruction Radical History Review, 145 (2023).

Capitalism and Slavery revisited: The legacy of Eric Williams, International Socialism, 177 (2023)

•’Communism and the Colour Line: Reflections on Black Bolshevism’ in The Comintern and the Global South: Global Designs/Local Encounters edited by A.G. Mahler & P. Capuzzo, Routledge, 2023.

•”Don’t play with apartheid’: anti-racist solidarity in Britain with South African sports’ in Transnational Solidarity: Anticolonialism in the global sixties edited by Zeina Maasri, Cathy Bergin and Fran Burke, F. Manchester University Press, 2022.

‘Peter Fryer and the Politics of Black British History’, International Socialism, 172 (2021).

• ‘C.L.R. James, the Mass Strike of 1919 in Colonial Trinidad and The Case for West Indian Self-Government’, in Matt Perry (ed.) The Global Challenge of Peace: 1919 as a Contested Threshold to a New World Order, (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2021).

• ‘C.L.R. James in South Wales’, Llafur: the Journal of Welsh People’s History, 13, 1 (2021).

• ‘The Red and the Black: C.L.R. James and the historical idea of world revolution’, The C.L.R. James Journal, 26, 1-2 (2021).

• ‘A.L. Morton and the Poetics of People’s History’, Socialist History, 58 (2020).

• ‘”Paris Today, Leeds Tomorrow!” Remembering 1968 in Leeds’ (with Max Farrar, Louise Lavender, Mike McGrath, Sarah Perrigo and Tom Steele), Northern History online 2020.

• ‘Globalising the Haitian Revolution in Black Paris: C.L.R. James, Metropolitan Anti-imperialism in Interwar France and the Writing of The Black Jacobins‘, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 48, 3 (2019).

• ‘”The Independence, Energy and Creative Talent of Carnival Can Do Other Wonders”: C.L.R. James on Carnival’, Caribbean Quarterly, 65, 4 (2019).

• ‘Whenever society is in travail liberty is born’: The mass strike of 1919 in colonial Trinidad’, in The Internationalisation of the Labour Question: Ideological Antagonism, Workers’ Movements and the ILO since 1919, edited by Stefano Bellucci and Holger Weiss. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).

• ‘Die Roten und die Schwarzen: C. L. R. James und die historische Idee der Weltrevolution’, Das Jahrbuch für Historische Kommunismusforschung (2019) [one for German readers]

• ‘An Interview with Joan Bellamy’, Leeds African Studies Bulletin 79 (2017/18).

‘Eric Hobsbawm’s histories’, International Socialism 157 (2018).

• ‘”The most striking West Indian creation between the wars”: C.L.R. James, the International African Service Bureau and Militant Pan-Africanism in Imperial Britain”, in Shane Pantin and Jerome Teelucksingh (eds.) Ideology, Regionalism and Society in Caribbean History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

• ‘C.L.R. James, George Orwell and “Literary Trotskyism”‘, George Orwell Studies, 1, 2 (2017)

• ‘C.L.R. James and the British New Left’, Socialist History, 51 (2017).

•’“That Dreadful Country”: C. L. R. James’s Early Thoughts on American Civilization’,  Journal of American Studies, 51, 1 (2017).

‘The Leeds Black History Walk: An Interview with Joe Williams’, Leeds African Studies Bulletin, 78 (2016-17).

•’“What would an Athenian have thought of the day’s play?” C.L.R. James’s early cricket writings for The Manchester Guardian‘, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 52, 3 (2016).

•‘”The Fever and the Fret”: C.L.R. James, the Spanish Civil War and the Writing of The Black Jacobins‘, Critique, 44, 1-2 (2016)

‘Remembering the Fifth Pan-African Congress’, Leeds African Studies Bulletin, 77 (2015-16).

‘Sergei Eisenstein and the Haitian Revolution: “The Confrontation Between Black and White Explodes Into Red”‘ (co-written with Charles Forsdick), History Workshop Journal, 78 (Autumn 2014).

• ‘Rufus E. Fennell: a literary Pan-Africanist in Britain’, Race & Class, 56, 1 (July 2014).

‘Black Jacobinism, Black Bolshevism, and the British Stage’, SXSalon: A Small Axe Literary Platform, 16 (May 2014).

• ‘The “Black International” as social movement wave: CLR James’ History of Pan-African Revolt’. In Marxism and Social Movements, edited by Colin Barker, Laurence Cox, John Krinsky and Alf Nilsen. Leiden: Brill, 2013, and Chicago: Haymarket, 2014.

‘A “Trot of the milder persuasion”: Raymond Challinor’s Marxism’, International Socialism, 141 (Winter 2014)

• ‘”A Kind of Bible of Trotskyism”’: Reflections on C.L.R. James’s World Revolution‘, The C.L.R. James Journal 19, 1&2 (Fall, 2013).

• ‘“We Lived According to the Tenets of Matthew Arnold”: Reflections on the “colonial Victorianism” of the young C.L.R. James’. Twentieth Century British History, 24, no. 2 (2013): 201-23.

• ‘C.L.R. James: Beyond Cricket’s Boundary’. In Capitalism and Sport: Politics, Protest, People and Play, edited by Michael Lavalette. London: Bookmarks, 2013.

‘A “Bohemian freelancer”? C.L.R. James, his early relationship to anarchism and the intellectual origins of autonomism’. In Libertarian Socialism: Politics in Black and Red, edited by Dave Berry, Ruth Kinna, Saku Pinta and Alex Prichard. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

• ‘Mariner, Renegade, Castaway: Chris Braithwaite, seamen’s organiser and Pan-Africanist’. Race & Class, 53, no. 2 (October, 2011): 36-57.

• ‘“A Thorn in the Side of Great Britain”: C.L.R. James and the Caribbean Labour Rebellions of the 1930s’. Small Axe, 35 (July, 2011): 24-42.

• ‘Brian Pearce (1915-2008)’. History Workshop Journal, 69 (Spring, 2010): 287-91.

‘C.L.R. James and the Black Jacobins’. International Socialism, 126 (2010): 95-120.

• ‘Brixton Riots, 1981’ and ‘Notting Hill Riots, 1958’. In The International Encyclopaedia of Revolution and Protest, edited by Immanuel Ness. Oxford: Blackwell, 2009.

‘The prophet and Black Power: Trotsky on race in the US’, International Socialism, 121 (Winter 2009).

• ‘Facing post-colonial reality? C.L.R. James, the black Atlantic and 1956’, in Keith Flett (ed.), 1956 and All That, (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007).

‘C.L.R. James: the revolutionary as artist’, International Socialism, 112 (Autumn 2006).

‘Beyond the Boundary of Leninism? C.L.R. James and 1956’, Revolutionary History, 9, 3 (2006).

‘C.L.R. James and Italy’s Conquest of Abyssinia’, Socialist History, 28 (2006).


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