Lenin, Revolution and the Treaty of Brest Litovsk

Ref: C2339010

Lenin was responsible for ending the war between Russia and Germany in 1918. This had a profound effect on the relationship of Russia and the wider world. 1918 was also the year that saw the ending of the Romanovs in a bloody murder which has been much debatred. Events surrounding the Russian Revolution particularly in the period 1917 to 1920 will be at the core of the course. Key events of both the Civil War and revolution will be examined.

Course aim

The aim is to provide an introduction to 1918 and the events of the Russian Revolution including the Brest Litovsk Treaty with Germany and the death of Tsar Nicholas II. The role of Lenin and other Bolsheviks in these events will be examined.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand the role of Lenin
  • Assess the impact of the Treaty of Brest Litovsk
  • Evaluate the reasons for the deaths of members of the Romanov family

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

Download full Course information sheet

Lenin, Revolution and the Treaty of Brest Litovsk

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
Visa Credit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Debit payments supported by RBS WorldPay Visa Electron payments supported by RBS WorldPay Mastercard payments supported by RBS WorldPay Maestro payments supported by RBS WorldPay JCB payments supported by RBS WorldPay Solo payments supported by RBS WorldPay
RBS WorldPay Payments Processing