Cold War Events

Truman's Campaign of Truth and Canada's Cultural Cold War

May 06, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Canada Institute
A discussion hosted by the Canada Institute and the History and Public Policy Program focused on how the Cold War affected and shaped Canadian culture from 1945 to 1965. Frank Ninkovich and Paul Hjartarson offered compelling reasons to study culture as a means of diplomacy.
Webcast

A New Look Back: Reagan and the End of the Cold War

March 31, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
James Mann, Foreign Policy Institute Author-in-Residence, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Webcast

The Securitate Files: Silviu Brucan and the Communist Regime in Romania in the 1980s

March 26, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Radu Ioanid, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Gheorghe Campeanu, international banking consultant, and Mircea Raceanu, retired Romanian diplomat

Perspectives on European Union (EU) Relations with Cuba

March 24, 2009 // 8:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
The EU is now engaged in a process of normalizing relations with Havana. Much like the United States, it finds itself trying to strike a balance between sectors.

Dean Acheson and the Creation of an American World Order

March 18, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Robert J. McMahon, Ralph D. Mershon Professor of History, The Ohio State University; Anna Kasten Nelson, Distinguished Historian in Residence, American University; Elizabeth Edwards Spalding, Associate Professor of Government and Director of Washington Program, Claremont McKenna College
Webcast

The Nuclear Challenge: Italian Foreign Policy and Atomic Weapons, 1945-1991

February 17, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
Leopoldo Nuti, Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies; Amb. Richard Gardner, Columbia University; James Miller, Georgetown University and Department of State Foreign Service Institute
Webcast

Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968

November 14, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Bradley R. Simpson, assistant professor of history, Princeton University; David Painter, associate professor of history, Georgetown University; David Ekbladh, assistant professor of history, Tufts University
Webcast

Promises of 1968: Crisis, Illusion, and Utopia

November 07, 2008 // 8:00am5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann, Martin Palous, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, Charles Maier, Harvard University, and Wilson Center Fellow Vladimir Tismaneanu

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