The Centenery of the Russian Revolution

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4 November 2017

Trades Union Congress, London

An international conference celebrating the centenary of the Russian Revolution and its global impact, past and present. The MML's exhibition about the revolution's effect on World War I and the British and European labour movements was also displayed at the event. The conference featured a range of political and historical speakers, such as Johanna Scheringer-Wright, member of Die Linke for German's Thüringer parliament and Teresita Vicente Sotolongo, Cuban Ambassador to the UK. Topics that were discussed included the legacy of the revolution and its effect on women, art and cinema, and the developing world. The event was well-attended and featured on BBC's Sunday Politics.