MA (Aberdeen), PG Diploma (Strathclyde), PhD (Glasgow)
Lecturer in Modern European History
On leave 2014-15
Katy Turton was an undergraduate at the University of Aberdeen and a postgraduate at the University of Strathclyde and then the University of Glasgow, where she completed a PhD on Lenin's sisters, Anna, Ol'ga and Mariia Ul'ianova. She joined Queen's university Belfast in 2005.
Her main research interests centre around the role of women and family networks in the Russian revolutionary movement. Katy has been examining the family life of Russian revolutionaries using a variety of archival sources and memoirs.
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Katy Turton is Secretary of the Study Group of the Russian Revolution. Founded in the 1970s, the SGRR promotes new approaches to the study of the Russian Revolution between the 1880s and 1932 by holding an annual international conference and publishing twice-yearly the refereed journal Revolutionary Russia. For more details please go to: www.russianrevolution.org.uk