Soviet poster dedicated to the 5th anniversary of the October Revolution and IV Congress of the Communist International.

Podcast: Judith Devlin on the Russian Revolution

In this special episode to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, UCD historian Dr Judith Devlin discusses one of the defining events of the 20th century. Devlin discusses the tumultuous events of the revolution, including: the lead up to the February Revolution; Lenin's return to Russia; the October Revolution and its aftermath; the ensuing Civil War; and how Russians commemorate the events of 1917.

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Photo from ‘Revolutions in the Age of Acceleration’ (Real Smart Media).

Globalizing the History of Revolutions Conference

Podcast of a lecture by Professor Alan Knight (University of Oxford). The lecture, 'Workers and Peasants, Liberals and Jacobins: The Mexican Revolution in Global Perspective' was the keynote at the '2016 Globalizing the History of Revolutions Conference: Revolutions in the Age of Acceleration'.

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Detail from cover page of Gazophylatium Regium Perubicum by Gaspar de Escalona Agüero, 1647.

Old Testament Culture in the Spanish Monarchy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries

In episode seven of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Professor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra discusses Old Testament culture of the Spanish Monarchy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the impact of a distinct Converso - or Jewish convert - culture that suffused all aspects of the Spanish Empire.

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Coleman Dennehy: Magna Carta and Ireland

In November 2016 the Irish Legal History Society marked the 800th anniversary of the transmission of Magna Carta to Ireland with a conference. Law and the Idea of Liberty in Ireland: from Magna Carta to the present took place in Christ Church Cathedral. The event saw 12 speakers from Ireland and the UK present papers on the influence of Magna Carta in Ireland.

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