[CAN] The Russian Revolution Symposium

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Symposium

Political, social, and cultural history of the 20th century was crucially influenced by the Russian Revolutions 1917. The symposium will feature presentations from a variety of disciplines: history, film, fine arts, religion, political science, literature, and culture. The questions that the symposium will explore include (but are not limited to) the following: What was the Russian Revolution? Was it a realization of a utopia? How are the events of 1917 interpreted in different contexts and by different voices in contemporary academic and public debates? What was the significance of the Revolution in European politics and history? How was Revolution captured in film, literature, and music?

Please send expressions of interest and a one-page paper abstracts by 15 August 2017 to Dr. Elena Baraban: Elena.Baraban@umanitoba.ca

Early submissions are welcome.

Event sponsors: University of Manitoba German & Slavic Studies, History at the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg