Events

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Nationalism and Decolonization in Africa during the Cold War

April 08, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
with Elizabeth Schmidt, Loyola College, Maryland, and Gregory Mann Columbia University.
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The Sino-Soviet Split, 1956-1966: The Cold War in the Communist World

March 27, 2008 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Lorenz M. Lüthi McGill University in Montreal, Canada and Warren Cohen University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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The Bucharest Summit: Romania's Perceptions of NATO's Future

March 26, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
His Excellency Adrian Vierita, Romanian Ambassador to the United States will discuss NATO's future as his country prepares to host the upcoming NATO Summit in April.

Returned from Russia: Nazi Archival Plunder in Western Europe and Recent Restitution Issues

March 13, 2008 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Patricia K. Grimstead, Associate, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University; Honorary Fellow, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam; Michael Kurtz, Assistant Archivist for Records Services, U.S. National Archives; Robert Wolfe, Senior Archivist (retired), U.S. National Archives
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The Manhattan Project and its Cold War Legacy

February 20, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Cynthia C. Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, William Lanouette, writer and policy analyst, Robert Furman, retired Army Major, and head of the first atomic intelligence unit, and James Hershberg, The George Washington University,

Black Market, Cold War: Everyday Life in Berlin, 1946–1949

February 13, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Paul Steege, an associate professor of history at Villanova University, a coeditor of the electronic discussion list H-German, and the author of Black Market, Cold War: Everyday Life in Berlin, 1946-1949. Hope M. Harrison, director of GWU's Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies.

The West's Secret Plan for the Mind: Book Distribution to East Europe during the Cold War

February 06, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Alfred Reisch, guest lecturer at Izmir University of Economics in Turkey; A. Ross Johnson, senior scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center.
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Toward the Great Society: The Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson, February 1 - May 31, 1964.

January 18, 2008 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Kent Germany, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of South Carolina and author of New Orleans After the Promises: Poverty, Citizenship, and the Search for the Great Society (Univ. of Georgia Press, 2007).Guian McKee, Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Author of Liberalism and the Problem of Jobs: Public Policy and Community Action in Postwar Philadelphia (Univ. of Chicago press, forthcoming).David Shreve Formerly Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia.

Whither Europe? The Historic Significance of the De Gaulle-Monnet Debate on the Future of Europe

December 13, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Discussion with Klaus Schwabe, Professor Emeritus of Contemporary History, Historische Institut, University of Technology at Aachen, Germany
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Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

December 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Speakers: Gregg A. Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University's Elliot School of International Affairs; William W. Stueck Jr., Distinguished Research Professor of History at the University of Georgia; and James Delaney, a career CIA officer, and former CIA Station Chief in Seoul and Tokyo during the 1980's.

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