Eric Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture 2017: Russia’s Revolution and the Destruction of the Past

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Date / time
22 May, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
The Chancellor's Hall, Senate House


Eric Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture 2017: Russia's Revolution and the Destruction of the Past

Russia’s Revolution and the Destruction of the Past

Speaker: Catherine Merridale

Annual lecture in memory of Professor Eric Hobsbawm.

Catherine Merridale is the author of numerous award-winning books on Russian history. Her latest work, Lenin on the Train (Penguin Books), tells the story of Lenin’s famous journey to Russia in April 1917.

Attendance at this lecture is free, but advanced registration is required: http://www.history.ac.uk/events/event/8143

The Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture is organised by Birkbeck, University of London and the Institute of Historical Research.