What's New with the Russian Revolution? Updates to the Choices Curriculum Unit

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Soldiers in a truck during the Russian Revolution

Join the Choices Program for a complete overview of the newly revised (February 2020) unit on the Russian Revolution.

In the spring of 1917, millions of Russian people poured into the streets and clamored for “revolution,” a word that meant different things to different people at the time. The Russian Revolution unit focuses on the political, social, and economic conditions that led to the fall of the tsar and explores the competing political ideologies that contested Russia’s future in 1917. Using primary sources, maps, readings, and a simulation, students explore the historical opportunities that allowed Lenin and the Bolsheviks to take power.

In this free, one-hour webinar participants will explore the readings, new and updated lessons, and the new videos that accompany this unit. If you have used the previous edition of the unit, come see what is new. If you have never used the unit, check it out to see how it can fit into your courses. We’ll explore the Women, War, and Revolution lesson (provided) and discuss ways to implement the unit in diverse classroom settings.


Mimi Stephens, Director of Professional Development, Choices Program, Brown University

Co-sponsored by the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and the Choices Program at Brown University. 

For more information, please call 617-495-4037.


The Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact us at 617-495-4037 or daviscenter@fas.harvard.edu in advance of your participation or visit.

Requests for Sign Language interpreters and/or CART providers should be made at least two weeks in advance if possible. Please note that the Davis Center will make every effort to secure services but that services are subject to availability.