Nov 22, 2011
Why Washington History Matters: Lessons from U Street reviews the importance of U Street for Washington, D.C. history, arguing that the exploration of local history can expand our knowledge of larger questions of urban life.
Oct 28, 2011
On October 24, 2011, Kyunghyang Shinmun, a South Korean newspaper, featured a report on the publication of The Rise and Fall of Détente on the Korean Peninsula, 1970-1974, the newest addition to the History and Public Policy Critical Oral History Conference Series.
Oct 28, 2011
Harrison discussed the 50th anniversary of the American/Soviet showdown at Checkpoint Charlie—an incident that some feared would trigger nuclear war.
Oct 20, 2011
The North Korea International Documentation Project is currently accepting internship applications for Spring 2012.
Sep 23, 2011
Radio Free Europe began regular broadcasts from Munich sixty years ago with a news program by its Czechoslovak department. To mark this anniversary, the Collegium Carolinum, together with the Czech Centre, and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes held the conference "Voices of Freedom – Western Interference? 60 Years of Radio Free Europe in Munich and Prague."
Sep 12, 2011
Former Wilson Center Australian Scholar Brendon O'Connor published an essay on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in The Australian, reflecting upon the idea of anti-Americanism, the history of how the world views superpowers, and his own time as a scholar in the United States.
Sep 07, 2011
The Bonds of Brotherhood: New Evidence on Sino–North Korean Exchanges, 1950–1954
Aug 10, 2011
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall on August 13, 1961, the Cold War International History Project is pleased to announce the publication of a Special CWIHP Research Report, The Victims at the Berlin Wall, 1961-1989, by Hans-Herman Hertle, fellow at the Center for Contemporary History in Potsdam and Maria Nooke, fellow at the Berlin Wall Memorial Site and Documentation Center on the number and identities of the individuals who died at the Berlin Wall between 1961 and 1989.
Jul 18, 2011
CWIHP is pleased to welcome Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Shen Zhihua. His project is entitled "Uncertain Partners: A History of Sino-DPRK Relations, 1949-1992."
Jul 18, 2011
Former CWIHP Director and George Washington University Associate Professor of History and International Affairs James G. Hershberg was quoted in The Washington Post's "The Fact Checker" column.