Google Hangout Video Conference: Professor Orlando Figes answers questions on Lenin’s Russia

leninFollowing his earlier talk with students on the subject of the 1917 October Revolution, Professor Orlando Figes of Birkbeck University answered questions from students at the International School of Toulouse on the topic of Lenin’s rule of Russia 1918-1924.

Over the course of 45 minutes he answered a wide range of questions that the class had formulated in advance following an in-depth study of Russian history.

The video conference was broadcast live via Google Hangouts and was viewed by more than 30 schools around the world.

The full video, and details of how to contact Professor Figes to arrange your own Google Hangout, can be found here.