Events

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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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
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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

68/89: a photography exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia

August 21, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
68/89: a photography exhibition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Soviet-led invasion of the former Czechoslovakia featuring His Excellency Petr Kolar, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States

Launch reception for The Encyclopedia of the Cold War

July 15, 2008 // 4:00pm6:00pm
The Cold War International History Project is proud to host a reception to mark the publication of The Encyclopedia of the Cold War--the first major reference work to reflect advances in Cold War studies following the fall of the Soviet Union and the opening of archives around the world.

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  • 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 Associate
  • 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