The Kornilov adventure: causes, courses and consequences
The unwritten constitution: the birth of Soviet Russia in March 1917
Lenin Rediscovered: What is to be done? Myth and reality
In the first of three talks at Communist University 2010, historian Lars T Lih talks about Lenin’s famous pamphlet, What is to be done?
Lenin Rediscovered: ‘The April Theses’ Myth and Reality
In the second of three talks in his series on rediscovering Lenin, historian Lars T Lih looks at Lenin’s April Theses and some of the myths and misunderstandings surrounding it.
Lenin Rediscovered: The changing role of political freedom
Historian Lars T Lih addresses Communist University 2010 on the thorny question of Lenin, the Bolsheviks and political freedom. Taking a historical perspective, he traces the role of political freedom from Marx and Engels onwards.
”Obtain without fail and re-read”
Lars Lih continues his series on Lenin with a discussion of Lenin’s reaction to Kautsky’s betrayal of socialism in 1914 by supporting German Social Democracy voting for war credits
Lenin and the wagers of 1917
Lars Lih completes his series on Lenin at Communist University 2009 by looking at the gambles Lenin made in taking power in 1917.
Lenin and Kautsky
Canadian academic Lars Lih sums up the debate following his talk on Lenin and Kautsky’s relationship at the Communist Party of Great Britain’s annual school, Communist University.