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?
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.
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.
Using new archival research, Canadian scholar Lars T Lih spoke to a London Communist Forum meeting about the ‘April debates’ and their impact on Bolshevik strategy through to October 1917
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
Lars Lih completes his series on Lenin at Communist University 2009 by looking at the gambles Lenin made in taking power in 1917.
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.