Events

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Book Launch—The Bomb: A New History

February 27, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
author Stephen M. Younger, former Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Senior Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion: "Inside the Stalin Archives: Discovering the New Russia"

February 23, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Jonathan Brent, editorial director, Yale University Press
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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)
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project