Russia and The First World War pt2 | The History Faculty

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Video podcast. ‘Why is it that Russia’s participation in the First World War ended in revolution?’ Britain and France avoided revolution, does this make Russia exceptional? Talk begins with an overview of the war, moving on to discuss the logistics of the war, the army, the movement of populations – one of the most important aspects of the First World War for Russia – and finally, society’s response to the war, a more complex problem than is often admitted.

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About Kate Lindsay

Kate Lindsay, University of Oxford is the Director of World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings. She is also the Manager for Education Enhancement at Academic IT where she also led the First World War Poetry Digital Archive and public engagement initiative Great War Archive. She has eight years experience of in-depth work on World War I digital archives and educational curricula. Kate has a degree in English Literature from the University of Leeds, combined with an MSc in Information Systems from the University for Sheffield, and an MSc in Educational Research from the University of Oxford. She is particularly interested in womens' experience of War and the representation of the First World War in popular culture.
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