David Rieff

David Rieff: In Praise of Forgetting

In October 2017 David Rieff visited Queen's University Belfast to speak about his book 'In Praise of Forgetting, Historical Memory and its Ironies'. The talk was jointly organised by the Belfast International Arts Festival and 'Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23', an AHRC-funded project led by Dr Marie Coleman and Dr Dominic Bryan at Queen's.

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Justin Dolan Stover

Toward an Environmental History of the Irish Revolution

Justin Dolan Stover is Assistant Professor of transnational European history at Idaho State University. As part of the AHRC-funded project: 'Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23', Stover gave a paper in QUB in October 2017. The paper - Toward an Environmental History of the Irish Revolution - is now available to podcast.

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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 Professor 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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