A film on 16th November 2017 and a day of talks on 17th November 2017
16th November 2017
Venue: Queen's Film Theatre, University Square
Time: 13.00 - 16.00
Film Screening: Chapaev, (Sergei & Georgi Vasiliev, USSR, 1934)
With introduction by Alex Titov and discussion afterwards.
17th November 2017
A day of talks on the memory and commermorationof the Russian Revolution
Venue: Senate Room
Memories of 1917: 9.30 -11.00am
Ian Thatcher (University of Ulster) – Memoirs of the Russian Provisional Government 1917 Katy Turton (QUB) – Memories of Women’s Role in the February Revolution Hannah Parker (University of Sheffield) – Women Remember the October Revolution
The International Memory of 1917: 11.30-1 pm
Valerie Gorin (University of Lausanne) - The Russian Revolution and America Aglaia De Angeli (QUB) - Memory of 1917 in Communist China Danny Kowalsky (QUB) - The Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War
Legacy of 1917 in the USSR and Russia: 2-4pm
Rob Dale (University of Newcastle) - Remembering Revolution in the late Stalinist Era Nikolay Mitrokhin (University of Bremen) - Children of the tsarist elites and Lenin's revolutionaries in the Central Committee apparatus during the Thaw and Stagnation Alex Titov (QUB) - The October Revolution in the Thaw and Perestroika: from idealization to vilification James Ryan (University of Cardiff) - The Politics of National History: Russia and the Centenary of 1917
‘1917, Some Centennial Reflections’: 5-6pm
Keynote address by Geoff Swain (University of Glasgow)
Change of Venue: Please note, that the main event takes place in the Senate Room with the keynote taking place in PFC.02.026
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