History Events

Off-site Event: Remembrance, History, and Justice: Coming to Terms With Traumatic Pasts in Democratic Societies

November 11, 2010 // 8:00am4:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Vladimir Tismaneanu, Director, Center for the Study of Post-Communist Societies, University of Maryland; Daniel Chirot, Job and Gertrud Tamaki Professor of International Studies, University of Washington; Timothy Snyder, Professor of History, Yale University

How Special Has the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship' Since 1945 Really Been?

November 08, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Brian Harrison, Emeritus Fellow of Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford

Ordinary People and the American Revolution

October 25, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Timothy H. Breen, William Smith Mason Professor of American History, Northwestern University

U.S. Intelligence Estimates on Latin American Revolutionary Movements, 1947-1987

October 21, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Cold War International History Project
The Cold War International History Project and the Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars presents U.S. Intelligence Estimates on Latin American Revolutionary Movements, 1947-1987.

Book Launch: Pinstripe Patronage: Political Favoritism From the Clubhouse to the White House and Beyond

October 20, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Congress Project
Martin and Susan Tolchin update the question they first raised in a 1971 work, examining how a string of Supreme Court rulings has affected the time-honored practices of rewarding your friends and punishing your enemies.

Cold War Legacies

October 18, 2010 // 4:00pm5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
Melvyn P. Leffler, Wilson Center Fellow

The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain With the Bomb

October 07, 2010 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
Avner Cohen, Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies; Morton Halperin, Senior Adviser, Open Society Institute, Samuel W. Lewis, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel; Bruce Riedel, Former Senior Director, National Security Council, Near East Affairs

Secularism and Gender Equality

October 04, 2010 // 1:00am5:00pm
History and Public Policy Program

The Korean Workers' Party Third Conference: What Is It All About?

October 01, 2010 // 3:30pm5:00pm
North Korea International Documentation Project
On September 28, the ruling Korean Workers' Party (KWP) convened its Third Conference in Pyongyang. The political gathering was used as a platform to unveil a number of leadership changes, including the appointment of Kim Jong Il's third son, Kim Jong Eun, as a Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

Book Discussion: The Secret History of MI6

October 01, 2010 // 12:00pm1:30pm
International Security Studies
Author Keith Jeffery, Professor of British History, Queen's University, Belfast; Sir John Scarlett, Former Director General, British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)