The October Revolution in Russia: The impact of communism in Ireland

25 October 2017


10:05 a.m.
From February to October: Competing visions of revolution

Speaker: Prof. Ian Thatcher

10:45 a.m.
Bolshevism as foreign policy: Irish labour and the October revolution

Speaker: Prof. Emmet O’Connor

11:15 a.m.
Coffee break

11:30 a.m.
Women and the Russian Revolution

Speaker: Prof. Mary Davis

12:00
PRONI sources

Speaker: Stephen Scarth

12:20 p.m.
Lunch

1:20 p.m.
The Russian Revolution and its legacy: A trade union perspective

Speaker: Seán Byers

1:50 p.m.
Lessons of 1917 and the role of the Communist Party of Ireland

Speaker: Joe Bowers

2:20 p.m.
The impact of the October Revolution in Ireland: The Limerick Soviet of 1919

Speaker: Dr Conor Kostick

2:50 p.m.
Question-and-answer session


Tickets available through Eventbrite

The exhibition “The Impact of the Russian Revolution on World War I” will be on display on the day of the conference.

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