The October Russian Revolution - A reflection one hundred years on | 07.11.17

The October Russian Revolution – A reflection one hundred years on | 07.11.17

On Tuesday 7th November 2017, 100 years after the very day of the Russian Revolution Gorwel in conjunction with the University of South Wales Humanities Research Institute and Cardiff Sixth Form College held a talk entitled The October Russian Revolution – A reflection one hundred years on

The speakers were: 

Gleb J Albert (Zurich University), ‘The Impact of the October Revolution’s Internationalism in Russia’

Ralf Hoffrogge (Berlin/Bochum University), ‘The Impact of the October Revolution in Germany’ 

Rapporteur – Dr Norry LaPorte, Reader in History, University of South Wales

 Dr Gleb J Albert will addressed the impact of the October Revolution and internationalism in Russia and Dr Ralf Hoffrogge addressed the revolutions impact on Germany, where communism became a mass movement. Their talks covered:

  • The October Revolution of 1917 as global revolution
  • The seminal impact of 1917 on global politics
  • Internationalism in Soviet Russia surrounding the October Revolution
  • The impact of the October Revolution on Germany
  • The legacy of 1917 in Russia’s relations with the wider world
The students were from Cardiff Sixth Form College, one of the sponsors.