On Monday 8 May the Irish Historical Society presented a lecture by Prof. Sheila Fitzpatrick (University of Sydney), entitled ‘Nothing to Celebrate? Commemorating the Russian Revolution’. Prof. Fitzpatrick, formerly of the University of Chicago, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading authorities on Soviet Russia. The lecture took place at 7pm in the Neill…

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On Wednesday 5 April Trinity College Dublin launched a new International History seminar series with a seminar entitled ‘Ten days that shook the world: the impact of the Russian Revolution on Ireland, the USA and China’. Three distinguished  speakers explored the effects of the Russian Revolution in these three countries, after which there will be…

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On Thursday 16 February 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin presented the fourth in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Conor Kostick will present a lecture entitled ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolution, 1917′. The Irish revolutionary period of 1916 – 1923 was profoundly shaped by its international context. And…

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