14-16 March 1999 -- Cambridge, UK, Workshop

Mar 14, 1999

Cambridge Workshop


1. Program: (Tentative)

SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 1999

Arrival of CWIHP participants in Cambridge (airport bus from Heathrow) and settling in at their various Cambridge colleges. PM possible walk around Cambridge to see some sights and get oriented.

Dinner in one of the Colleges – after-dinner speaker Chris Andrew

Colloquium sessions will be held in the History Faculty, West Road.

MONDAY, MARCH 15

This day will be open to undergrads doing courses on IR in 20th C. (DReynolds) and 20th C. Intelligence (CAndrews) and grads from International History Seminar.

9.15
Brief welcome and housekeeping (DR)

9.30-11.00
Session 1 CO/CWIHP – MB/NSA Shopwindow
30 mins (CWIHP) + 30 mins (NSA) + 30 mins for questions
Websites during presentations
(Otherwise available for small groups to consult during breaks)

11.30-1.00
Session 2 Research highlights keyed to broad audience
VZ on Stalin/USSR, CJ on Mao/China (30 mins + 30 mins + questions)

2.15-3.45
Session 3 (As above)
JH on Cuba, OAW on Sino-Soviet Relations

4.15-5.00
Session 4 (As above)
VZ/CO on Germany/Europe

7.30
Dinner in a College


TUESDAY, MARCH 16

9.30-13.00
Presentations by Cambridge PhD students in the field:
Hungary 1956, Brandt's Ostpolitik, the Baltics in 1980s and 1990s
USSR in Malenkov era, GB & Taiwan

Possible additional presentations by CA (either am or early pm)

2.15-3.45
"Where is Cold War History Going?"
Possible CO/CWIHP MB/Archive presentation on future plans
DR on new concepts (OAW as co-panelist?)

And continuing more informally over tea

7.30
Final dinner in a College
J. Haslam on his new biography of EH Carr

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project