In January 2017, Northumbria University will host the annual conference of the Study Group on the Russian Revolution, which forms part of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES). Given the centenary of 1917, this will be a special event, evaluating the state of research on Russia's revolutionary year.
As part of the wider conference, the organisers are running a public session, entitled 'The Russian Revolution in Global Perspective'. It will take place on Friday 6 January at 5:30 pm in Newcastle's Mining Institute. Speakers will explore the global impact of, and responses to, the Russian Revolutions of 1917, as well as the role of ideas about world revolution in early Soviet politics and society.
Chair: Matthias Neumann (University of East Anglia)
Steven Marks (Clemson University) - 'The Global Impact of the Russian Revolution: Historical Comparisons
Alice Pate (Kennesaw State University) - Global Responses to the 1917 Revolutions
Gleb Albert (University of Zurich) - World Revolution and Early Soviet Society
Discussant: Chris Read (University of Warwick)
All are welcome and entrance is free. However, to guarantee a place, guests should sign up via our Eventbrite page. For further questions, feel free to contact the organiser, Charlotte Alston.