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|24 - 28 May, 2017
100th Anniversary of the Russion Revolution at IHS
What do we know and what do we think of how it began?"
|22 - 24 May, 2017
Programme: "Nature and health in the Harz" at IHS
|11 - 16 June, 2017||Czech conference:
“European Reformation in Bohemia”
Details of recent conferences
24 - 28 May, 2017
We know how it ended - but what do we know and what do we think of how it began?
A beginning that was a new departure in every field of society; what were its causes, and what was the worldwide echo of the revolutions of February and October 1917? There is agreement that the October Revolution was the beginning of the power blocs which shaped the 20th century and had an impact on every issue of foreign policy and many aspects of domestic policy as well.
Experts on the subject helped us to understand contrasting views of the Revolution, explain the background and distinguish between as yet unfulfilled promises, illusions and power politics.
The conference languages were English and German and
several SAGB members attended.
22 – 24 May 2017
For the fourth time, there was a pre-conference meeting to
make the trip to Germany more worthwhile.
On Monday afternoon, Tuesday and Wednesday, the programme
took us to various sites and organisations connected with
the theme. On Tuesday evening there was also a wine-tasting
session with appropriate snacks. The Russian Revolution
conference began on Wednesday evening.
11 - 16 June 2017
This was held in Kutná Hora, 70 km from Prague, an
important part of Bohemian, German and European history. As
well as a few lectures, conference attendees visited the
historic old town, ancient churches and monasteries, castles and palaces, museums and
galleries and also experience musical, commercial and industrial traditions.