This event was part of the British Academy's season on Revolutions
The Russian Revolution of 1917 transformed the face of the Russian empire, politically, economically, socially, and culturally. To mark the centenary of this epochal event, Steve Smith FBA discusses his latest book, offering a panoramic account of the history of the empire from the late 19th century to the end of the 1920s.
Professor Steve Smith FBA Professor of History, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford; Honorary Research Professor, Department of History, University of Essex
Sameer Rahim Managing Editor (Arts & Books), Prospect Magazine