Robin Blackburn, 30, was educated at Oxford and the London School of Economics. He has held academic posts at Oxford and LSE, and lectured at Havana University. He was engaged on economic work for the Cuban government in 1960-62. He has co-edited several books, including The Incompatibles and Student Power, and has been a member of the Editorial Board of New Left Review since 1962, and recently also of Black Dwarf.
Robin Blackburn visited Australia on the invitation of ALR on his way home from a Universities Conference in New Zealand. He addressed meetings organised by ALR in Sydney on February 20, on Trade Unionism and on the New Left.
The above interview was written up for ALR by Alec Robertson from tape recordings of several interviews organised by the Editorial Board during his short stay.
Recommended CitationRobertson, Alec, Interview with Robin Blackburn, Australian Left Review, 1(24), 1970, 10-25.