Revolution: Meanings, Origins, Memories

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"Revolution: Meanings, Origins, Memories" is a year-long conversation hosted by the Melikian Center and Dr. Mark von Hagen on the centennial anniversary of the Russian Revolutions. The conversation will follow revolution around the world, from central and eastern Europe to Latin America and Asia, and will explore how revolutions affect society and culture, the origins of revolution, and how our memories of them are shaped.



"The Russian Revolution 100 Years Later"

Laurie Manchester, Laurie Stoff, Mark von Hagen

February 17, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM in COOR 4403


"Revolution and Identity in Ukraine"

Graeme Robertson

February 20, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in COOR 4403


"Revolution in Ukraine from 1991 to Euromaidan"

Patience and Jim Huntwork, Narmina and Volodymyr Strishenets, Judge Orest Jejna, Mark von Hagen

February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in COOR 184


"Dramatizing the 1917 Russian Revolutions"

Hilde Hoogenboom, Erika Hughes, Ana Olenina, Peter Schmelz, Mark von Hagen

April 5, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM in COOR 184


"Revolution in Latin America, Cuba, and Mexico"

 Alexander Aviña, Emil Volek, Mark von Hagen

April 14, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM in COOR 5536


More events to be announced!


Faculty and Affiliate Contributions

Mark von Hagen: review of Stephen Velychenko's Painting Imperialism and Nationalism Red 

Laurie Stoff: "Relevance of the Russian Revolutions 100 Years Later"

Mark von Hagen: interview on February Revolution with Radio Free Europe


Related Links

l'Université Paris-Sorbonne Revolution Lecture Series [French]

Project 1917 [Russian]