The October Revolution / Lisbon / 2-4 November, 2017

III International Congress Karl Marx “On the centenary of the October Revolution of 1917”

The October Revolution of 1917 was one of the most significant events of the modern era. Its historical meaning can be understood, on the one hand, within the narrative of previous revolutions –starting with the 1789 French Revolution –and of the rise of the labour movement in the nineteenth century. On the other hand, 1917 also paved the way to several other twentieth century events and phenomena, such as the Chinese Revolution or the post-colonial turn. On its hundredth anniversary, the Institute for Contemporary History organizes an international conference dedicated to the study and discussion of the October Revolution and its consequences

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