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Challenging perceptions of Lenin

Challenging perceptions of Lenin

On the Woodstock Road into Oxford lies one of the most renowned of England’s public schools – St Edward’s (or Teddies).  Its Victorian quadrangle and chapel exude privilege and establishment values. But here’s a surprise. Celebrating its tenth anniversary – the nearby North Wall arts centre, built over the school’s former swimming pool and co-administered […]

Russian Revolution: A huge leap into the...

A worker Sweeping Criminals out of the Soviet Land from Russian Placards 1917-22

In the first of a series of articles to mark the centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Corinna Lotz talks to British Library curator, Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia One hundred years ago this month, stormy demonstrations of workers and soldiers broke out in Petrograd, today’s St Petersburg, then the capital of Russia. Their target was the Provisional […]