RUSSIAN REVOLUTION CENTENARY: MARKING 100 YEARS SINCE THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION

When:
4 November 2017 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
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Where:
TUC
Congress House
23-28 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3LS
UK
Cost:
£8 – £10
Contact:
44(0) 207 253 1485

The Russian Revolution Centenary Committee is excited to announce this international all-day event with sessions including:

  • An introduction to the history of the Russian Revolution
  • The impact of Russian revolutionary politics on British society and the labour movement
  • International perspectives on the contemporary relevance of the Russian Revolution

 

Speakers Include:

Mike Wayne –  academic, educationalist, filmmaker, activist and cultural theorist.Professor in Screen Media, Brunel University. 

Sarah Badcock – Associate Professor of History, University of Nottingham

Mary Davis – Visiting Professor of Labour History, Royal Holloway, University of London

Aleida Guevara – paediatrician, Angolan medical mission veteran, and daughter of Che Guevara

David Lane – Emeritus Reader in Sociology and Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge University

Christine Lindey – Art Historian and visual arts critic, Morning Star

Richard Leonard, MSP – Labour Party’s frontbench spokesperson on the economy in the Scottish Parliament

Vijay Prashad – Professor of International Studies, Trinity College (Hartford, USA)

Brinda Karat – member of the Indian parliament and politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Teresita Vicente de Sotalongo – Cuban Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Adrian Weir – Assistant Chief of Staff, Unite the Union (personal capacity)

Johanna Scheringer-Wright – German parliamentarian for the Left Party (Die Linke)

Vyacheslav Tetekin – policy adviser to the Communist Party of the Russian Federation and former member of the Russian parliament 

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