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“100 Year Anniversary of the 1917 Revolution” – A Usable Past: Law and Time at the End of the Russian Revolution

November 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Please join us on November 15th, 2017 for “A Usable Past: Law and Time at the End of the Russian Revolution”, a talk by Anne O’Donnell, Assistant Professor of History and Russian and Slavic Studies at New York University. This is the third event in the lecture series entitled “100 Year Anniversary of the 1917 Revolution”, hosted by the NYU Jordan Center and co-sponsored by the NYU Department of History.

It was quite a year: an autocracy collapsed, power spilled onto the streets, and the world’s first successful socialist revolution unfolded in Petrograd. It was the end of an era and the start of another. Not surprisingly the controversy continues, with many of us finding meaning and a model, others a dire warning, and still others lessons on how to do it differently. Five events at the NYU Jordan Center will adopt different approaches to that same year and consider multiple possible meanings — from the angst of intellectuals to the nature of non-capitalist law and value to longue duree of world history. The lecture series culminates in a keynote by the renowned Sheila Fitzpatrick and roundtable with scholars representing diverse disciplinary perspectives: literature, culture, history and politics.

 

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For more information regarding the “100 Year Anniversary of the 1917 Revolution” lecture series, please contact jordan.russia.center@nyu.edu

 

Image: “Lenin, Vladimir: during the Russian Revolution, 1917”. Photo. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Web. 28 Aug. 2017. <https://www.britannica.com/event/Russian-Revolution-of-1917?oasmId=121015>

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Date:
November 15
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia
Phone:
(212) 992-6575
Email:
jordan.russia.center@nyu.edu
Website:
http://jordanrussiacenter.org

Venue

NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia
19 University Place, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Phone:
212.992.6575