Recorded Webinar: Understanding Lenin’s Government, 1917-24

By Dr Lara Douds, published 20th March 2024

In this webinar Dr Douds examines the nature of political authority in the nascent Soviet Republic and the institutional structures, practices and ideology of government in the Lenin period. She considers how Communist Party dictatorship and the monolithic party-state emerged in the early years following the October Revolution of 1917 as the Bolsheviks consolidated power.  

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