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Romanian Cultural Institute Scholars Work In Progress Presentations: Geopolitics and Radio Free Europe

December 10, 2010 // 11:00am12:30pm
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Cold War International History Project
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Romanian Cultural Institute Short Term Scholars Ioana Macrea-Toma and Liviu Tirau will discuss their ongoing Wilson Center research.

Ioana Macrea-Toma is a Romanian Cultural Institute scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. She holds an MA in History from the Central European University in Budapest and a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Universite d'Artois in France and Babes-Bolyai University in Romania. Toma has published a number of articles and studies in the fields of comparative literature and sociology of literature. Her recently released book Privilighentsia: Literary Institutions in Communist Romania was ranked best book of literary theory of the year by the Romanian Association of Comparative Literature Studies. Toma's research project at the Wilson Center encompasses the broader sphere of the Cultural Cold War focusing in particular on radio broadcasting, and the role of Radio Free Europe.

Liviu Tirau is a Romanian Cultural Institute Scholar at the Wilson Center and a senior lecturer at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj Napoca, Romania, where he teaches Geopolitics and US Foreign Policy. He received his doctorate from Babes Bolyai in 2004 in Modern History and is the author of several books and articles, including Between Washington and Moscow: US and Soviet Union Policies of National Security and Its Impact upon Romania, 1945-1965, (Cluj-Napoca, 2005) and Romania and International Relations, (Cluj-Napoca, 2002). His Wilson Center research project will focus on Romania's relations with the USA and the Soviet Union between the years 1965 and 1989.

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

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