Orlando Guy FIGES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1959-11-20
Education Univ of Cambridge (BA, PhD)
Books & Publications Publications Peasant Russia, Civil War: The Volga Countryside in Revolution 1917-1921 (1989, 2 edn 1999), A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 (1996), Interpreting the Russian Revolution: The Language and Symbols of 1917 (with Boris Kolonitskii, 1999), Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia (2002), The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia (2007), Cinema: The Last Crusade (2010); also author of numerous chapters in books, articles and published lectures
Recreations soccer, gardening, wine
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Style Prof Orlando Figes
Career Univ of Cambridge: research fell Trinity Coll 1984-87, asst lectr History Faculty 1987, coll lectr and dir of studies Trinity Coll 1988, lectr History Faculty 1987; prof of history Birkbeck Coll London 1999-; Leverhulme Tst Sr Research Fellowship 1995-96, Leverhulme Tst Institutional Grant 1999-2001, British Acad Sr Research Fellowship 2000-01; for A People's Tragedy: Wolfson Prize for History 1997, NCR Book Award 1997, WH Smith Literary Award 1997, Longman/History Today Book of the Year Award 1997, LA Times Book Prize 1997; FRSL
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