The Russian Revolution of 1917 and world history: a centenary reflection

In this episode from our Ideas and Society program our panellists take you back to the Russian Revolution.

Speaking on the centenary of one of the most significant moments in history is Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick, one of the world’s leading historians of the Soviet Union, and based at the University of Sydney.

Leading the discussion is Mark Edele – one of Professor Fitzpatrick’s most distinguished former students and now Hansen Chair in History at the University of Melbourne.

Together they reflect on the Soviet experience and the momentous global impact of the events of 1917.

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