Archives de catégorie : Colloques/International conference

Collapsed Empires: the consequences of 1917 in the Mediterranean and the World / Madrid / 15-17 november 2017

The aim is to pay special attention to South shore of the Mediterranean Basin, although global and transnational analyses are also welcome. A special interest at the plenary sessions will be given to the consequences of 1917 at the Mediterranean, with participation of experts from Morocco, the Turkey and Egypt. We explicitly encourage scholars from North African countries and Middle East countries to participate.

We want to examine these developments within the perspective of other processes of independences like those after the Second World War as well as in relation to the consolidation of the post-colonial states (for example Morocco and Egypt). We are also interested in the exact inverse process: the independence and the recovery of full sovereignty after the collapsed of the Soviet Union 1989-1991.

Western Europe and the Russian Revolution: Import and Export of Ideologies, Politics, Communities / London / 5-26 February 2017

 London School of Economics and Political Science, 

Transnational interchanges between Western Europe and Russia surrounded the October Revolution of 1917. These exchanges of ideologies and emigres led to mutual constructions of doctrines, politicised collectives, and eventually, a new experimental State. During and post the establishment of the USSR, new cross-cultural knowledge, pro-Soviet communities and indoctrination techniques evolved. This conference will seek to explore the transnational flows that impacted the revolution and those that were brought into being by virtue of its occurrence.

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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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The Centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution(s): its Significance in World History / Budapest / May 15-16, 2017

Centre for Russian Studies at the Eötvös Loránd University

In May 2017 the Centre for Russian Studies in Budapest is announcing its 11th biennale international academic conference. The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for a dialogue between senior and young researchers from different countries and cultures to discuss newly emerging academic questions of and approaches to the 1917 Russian Revolution(s).

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Революция 1917 года в России: события и концепции, последствия и память / Санкт-Петербург / 11-12 мая 2017 г. 

Санкт-Петербург, Государственный музей политической истории 

Цель конференции: способствовать осмыслению такого сложного и значительного исторического явления как Революция 1917 года. Организаторы конференции предлагают рассмотреть её как единый революционный процесс, начавшийся Февральскими событиями 1917 года и завершившийся победой сторонников советской власти в Гражданской войне.

Срок подачи заявок – до 15 декабря 2016 г.


8th Biennial AWSS Conference: Roots and Legacies of Revolution / United States / April 6, 2017

The Association for Women in Slavic Studies (AWSS) solicits paper presentations on the theme of “Roots and Legacies of Revolution: Transformations for Women and Gender” for its 8th Biennial Conference to be held on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Westin Alexandria Hotel in Alexandria, VA.  The conference will be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS), which opens Thursday evening and runs through Saturday.  Participants of the AWSS Conference are encouraged to attend and participate in the SCSS conference as well (a separate CFP will be issued for that conference) and can attend both conferences with the same registration.  Continuer la lecture de 8th Biennial AWSS Conference: Roots and Legacies of Revolution / United States / April 6, 2017

Les trajectoires d’Octobre 1917 : origines, échos et modèles de la Révolution / Paris / 19-21 octobre 2017

L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) et Labex Tepsis organisent un colloque sur les échos et les conséquences à long terme de la Révolution bolchévique d’Octobre 1917.

L’objet du colloque que nous envisageons à l’automne 2017 n’est pas tant de repenser ou de refaire l’histoire de 1917 en Russie que d’engager une réflexion sur l’histoire des révolutions qui empruntent à 1917, en ce qu’elles s’en rapprochent dans leur mécanisme, dans leur déroulement, à travers en particulier ce qu’elles portent d’explosion sociale, d’implosion de l’autorité et de construction d’une autre forme d’État. Ce colloque a aussi pour objectif de voir, plus largement, à quel point les modes de représentations sociaux et économiques qui naissent de 1917, même s’ils cristallisent des transformations antérieures, marquent durant le XXe siècle les sciences sociales, les représentations en général et les manières d’agir, politiques en particulier. Il vise aussi à interroger le devenir de cet héritage révolutionnaire après 1991.

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Reform and Revolution in Europe, 1917-19: Entangled and Transnational Histories / Finland / 16-18 March 2017

University of Tampere 

This international conference in historical sciences analyses the political, cultural, intellectual and societal influences of the First World War in Europe, focusing especially on the emergence of new nation states. The Finnish process of declaring independence in 1917 is related to the international developments of the time, paying particular attention to transnational interaction. In Finland, the Russian Revolution of February/March 1917 started a period of constitutional ferment which led to widespread political mobilisation, constitutional controversies, a declaration of independence in the aftermath of the October/November Revolution in December 1917, a civil war in spring 1918, and finally to adoption of a republican constitution as a compromise in July 1919. In all of these phases the Finnish process of becoming an independent state was linked to and dependent on inter- and transnational developments. Continuer la lecture de Reform and Revolution in Europe, 1917-19: Entangled and Transnational Histories / Finland / 16-18 March 2017

Construction et déconstruction d’une mémoire de la Révolution de 1917 en Russie contemporaine / Grenoble / 26-27 octobre 2017

ILCEA4, Université Grenoble Alpes, 26-27 octobre 2017

Il s’agit dans ce colloque de questionner la (les) mémoire(s) du moment révolutionnaire de 1917 que conserve et (re)construit la société russe contemporaine. À travers cette construction mémorielle, la Russie cherche sa place dans l’histoire. Mais cette construction révèle également les transformations que la Russie a connues depuis la chute de l’URSS. Son analyse se fera à deux échelles : étatique, impliquant les décisions des pouvoirs actuels russes en matière de mémoire de la Révolution ; et socioculturelle, impliquant l’analyse des modes pluriels de rapport à la révolution en fonction des milieux sociaux, des modèles discursifs mobilisés, des formes d’opposition ou de référence ; en fonction aussi des contextes, privés et publics, dans lequel les rappels de la Révolution prennent sens aujourd’hui.