Events

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Return of the Foxbats: New Light on the Climax of Soviet Military Intervention in the Middle East, 1969-1972

October 19, 2009 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Isabella Ginor, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Gideon Remez, Research Fellow, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace; Craig Daigle, Assistant Professor, City College of New York

Book Discussion: The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy

October 19, 2009 // 12:00pm1:00pm
David Hoffman, Contributing Editor, The Washington Post
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Strait Talk: United States-Taiwan Relations and the Crisis With China

October 13, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of History, Georgetown University; Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Director of the John L. Thornton China Center and Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development at the Brookings Institution.
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Zhivago's Children: The Last Russian Intelligentsia

October 09, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Vladislav Zubok, Associate Professor of History, Temple University, Michael David-Fox, Associate Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park, and Eric Lohr, Associate Professor of History, American University
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Rebellious Satellite: Poland 1956

October 09, 2009 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Pawel Machcewicz, Professor of History, University of Warsaw; Charles Gati, Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Cancelled: Germany 1989: A New Kind of Revolution?

October 08, 2009 // 3:30pm5:30pm
CANCELLED
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Kennedy and the Berlin Wall: A Hell of a Lot Better Than a War

October 01, 2009 // 3:30pm5:00pm
W.R. Smyser, Henry Alfred Kissinger Scholar, Library of Congress and Adjunct Professor, BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University; Mary Beth Stein, Associate Professor of German and International Affairs, The George Washington University; R. Gerald Livingston, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, German Historical Institute; Bernd Schaefer, Senior Scholar, Cold War International History Project
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Negotiating With the Enemy: U.S.-China Talks During the Cold War, 1949-1972

September 24, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Yafeng Xia, Associate Professor of History, University of Long Island and Margaret Gnoinska, the George Washington University

Soviet-Taiwanese Relations During the Early Cold War

September 23, 2009 // 4:00pm5:15pm
Shin Kawashima, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Director's Forum: The Enlargement of the European Union

September 22, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
EU enlargement has been celebrated as the European Union's most successful foreign policy. The peaceful transformation in postcommunist Europe is a tribute not only to the peoples and leaders of those 10 countries, but also to the umbrella provided by the European Union. Dr. Michael Leigh, who has served as director-general for enlargement since 2006, highlighted the successes of the enlargement process to date as well as the main challenges to come.

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