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Russian Revolution Centenary: Marking 100 Years since the October Revolutio...

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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:

Tosh McDonald - President, ASLEF

Andrew Murray - Chief of Staff, Unite the Union.

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

Sarah Badcock - historian of Imperial and revolutionary Russia, author 'A prison without walls? Eastern Siberian exile in the last years of Tsarism'

Mary Davis - women's and labour movement historian, author 'Sylvia Pankhurst: A Life in Radical Politics', founder Sylvia Pankhurst Memorial Committee

Aleida Guevara - paediatrician, Cuban revolutionary, Angolan medical mission veteran, and daughter of Che Guevara

David Lane - leading academic and writer on USSR, state socialism, Marxism and class

Christine Lindey - pioneering art historian, Morning Star arts critic, author 'Art in the Cold War: from Vladivostok to Kalamazoo'

Richard Leonard, MSP - Labour Party's frontbench spokesperson on the economy in the Scottish Parliament

Vijay Prashad - historian, editor LeftWord Books, author 'No Free Left: The Futures of Indian Communism'

Brinda Karat - MP for West Bengal Communist Party of India (Marxist), former student activist and trade union organiser, leading Indian women's movement activist

Teresita Vicente de Sotalongo - Cuban Ambassador in London

Adrian Weir - labour movement historian, Asst Chief of Staff, Unite

Johanna Scheringer-Wright - MP for Thuringia and German Left Party (Die Linke) member

Vyacheslav Tetekin - veteran of Soviet solidarity with African liberation movements, former MP Russian Duma CP of Russian Federation, member of editorial board of Sovetskaya Rossiya (Soviet Russia)

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