19.30 | £8
100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
with Jeremy Black
Jeremy Black looks at 1917 as the start of the modern age and focuses on the Russian Revolution from the perspective of today. The talk brings into the story the US entry into World War One and argues that the Russian Revolution launched the Cold War.
Artist/speaker: Jeremy Black
Jeremy Black MBE (born 30 October 1955) is a British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over ninety books, principally but not exclusively on eighteenth-century British politics and international relations, and has been described as ‘the most prolific historical scholar of our age’.