CWIHP Sponsors Panels at 2003 SHAFR Annual Meeting (June 6-8, 2003)

May 22, 2003

CWIHP is pleased to announce the following three panels at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, to be held June 6-8, 2003 at George Washington University. For further information, see the SHAFR conference website.

Panel 19: New Evidence on the Superpowers and Cold War Flashpoints in Central Europe

June 7, Marvin 301

Chair: L.W. Gluchowski, Independent Scholar

The 1953 Uprising in East Germany and the Superpower Conflict
Christian Ostermann, Cold War International History Project, Wilson Center

The 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Crisis
Malcolm Byrne, National Security Archive
East German-Soviet Relations and the Berlin Wall

Hope M. Harrison, George Washington University

Commentator: James G. Hershberg, George Washington University

Panel (Roundtable) 22: Understanding North Korea through the Archives of its Former Allies: Implications for US Policy (Roundtable)

June 7, Marvin 309

Sponsored by the CWIHP Korea Initiative

Chair: Christian F. Ostermann, Cold War International History Project/Woodrow Wilson Center

Kathryn Weathersby, Cold War International History Project/WWC
Bernd Schaefer, German Historical Institute

Mitchell Lerner, Ohio State University

Nicholas Eberstadt, American Enterprise Institute

Panel 32: Adding Complexities to Alliances in the Cold War: Comparing the Role of European and Non-European Junior Allies

NEW DATE/PLACE: 6 June, 4-6 p.m., Phillips 328

Chair: Christian F. Ostermann, Cold War International History Project/Woodrow Wilson Center

The Road to Jerusalem Goes through Managua: Tracing the Links between Palestinians and Sandanistas in the 1970s and 1980s
Juan Frederico Velez, Tufts University

Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: East German Constraints on Soviet Policy Toward Germany
Hope M. Harrison, George Washington University

We Are All Family Here: New Evidence on Romania's Position in the Sino-Soviet Split and the Crystallization of the Romanian Autonomous Position in the Warsaw Pact, 1963-64
Mircea Munteanu, Cold War International History Project

The Cuban Role in Africa and the Cold War
Piero Gleijeses, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Commentator: Kathryn Weathersby, Cold War International History Project

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