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Edmund Burke Lecture: Reflections on the Revolutions in Russia 1917-2017

Chatham House, London


Professor David Reynolds, Professor of International History, Fellow of Christ's College, University of Cambridge
Chair: Alastair Niven LVO OBE, Honorary Fellow, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford; Chair, The Annual Register Board


To mark the centenary of the Bolshevik seizure of power, Professor David Reynolds will consider how a series of revolutions since 1917 have shaped Russia's history and will argue that Britain and the West have often struggled to understand the country's unique experience of the twentieth century.

This event is to mark the publication of The Annual Register 2017 and is in association with ProQuest.

The Annual Register is a complete and detailed chronicle of events from 1758 to the current day. The online version is a digitized version of this 250+ volume reference work. Every year, a new volume is published describing the past year's events.

This event will be followed by a reception.