Cold War Events

Power and Protest. Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente.

November 13, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Jeremi Suri, Assistant Professor in History at University of Wisconsin, Madison, will present findings from his latest book, Power and Protest. Global Revolution and the Rise of Detente. Comments by Melvyn Leffler and Vojtech Mastny.

Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961

October 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Hope M. Harrison, Assistant Professor at The George Washington University, will present new findings from her upcoming book, Driving the Soviets up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 (2003).

Stalinism for All Seasons. The History of the Romanian Communist Party

October 20, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Government at the University of Maryland, College Park will be presenting new findings from his upcoming book, Stalinism for all Seasons.

Lost Crusader: The Secret Wars of CIA Director William Colby

October 06, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
John Prados presents his very detailed biography of former CIA spymaster William Colby.

The Sighet Memorial Museum

September 10, 2003 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Cold War International History Project
Romulus Rusan, Director of the International Center for the Study of Communism and Vice-President of the Civic Academy Foundation will make a short presentation of the Sighet Memorial Museum.

Cold War Memory: Interpreting the Physical Legacy of the Cold War

September 08, 2003 // 9:00am6:00pm
Cold War International History Project
On September 8 and 9, 2003, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project hosted a pioneering international conference on Cold War commemorative efforts. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Association of Air Force Missileers, the Cold War Museum, the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), the Harry S. Truman Library, the Kennan Institute; in cooperation with the Norwegian Aviation Museum, the Eisenhower Foundation and Eisenhower Presidential Library, and the National Coalition for History; and with generous financial support from the Boeing Company and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

June 05, 2003 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Thomas A. Schwartz, associate professor of history at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, will discuss his latest book Lyndon Jonhson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB

May 12, 2003 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Cold War International History Project
Authors Milt Beardon and James Risen discuss the CIA's role during the last years of the Cold War and their findings published in their recent book The Main Enemy (Random House, 2003)

Soviet Policy in West Africa (1956-1964) as an Episode of the Cold War

May 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Cold War International History Project

Lives and Consequences: The Local Impact of the Cold War

April 25, 2003 // 12:00am
Cold War International History Project
The International Security Studies Program at Yale University and the Cold War International History Project team up for a conference on diplomatic history from a local perspective. The conference will analyze and discuss ways in which localities experienced the Cold War and communities influenced the conflict's larger actors.

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