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

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

Chief Culprit: Stalin's Grand Design to Start World War II

February 03, 2009 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Viktor Suvorov, military historian and former intelligence officer, GRU (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Soviet Army)

Democracy and Freedom as Fundamental Human Rights

December 04, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, a human rights activist and the 2008 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, spoke on Democracy and Freedom as Fundamental Human Rights. The Honorable Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs, and Samuel Donaldson, Chairman of the Wilson Council, and provided introductory remarks.

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

November 14, 2008 // 2:00pm3:30pm
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

Promises of 1968: Crisis, Illusion, and Utopia

November 07, 2008 // 8:00am5:30pm
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

The China Diary of George H.W. Bush: The Making of a Global President

October 29, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
with author Jeffrey Engel, director of the George H. W. Bush School's Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs and assistant professor of history and public policy at Texas A&M

King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life

October 23, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life, featuring Nigel Ashton, senior lecturer in international history at the London School of Economics and Alexander Wieland from the State Department's Office of the Historian.

The Czechoslovak Intelligence Services in the Cold War: New Documents from the Czech Archives

October 09, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Pavel Zacek, Director, Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes; Benjamin Fischer former chief historian, CIA

Helsinki 1975 and the Transformation of Europe

September 23, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Helsinki 1975 and the Transformation of Europe, featuring Oliver Bange, senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Mannheim, Germany


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