Book Launch -- The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda During World War II and the Holocaust

May 18, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With authorJeffrey Herf, Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park and former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; and Commentator Walter Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor, George Washington University, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar,and former Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

US Foreign Policy and the Problem of Nation-building

April 11, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm

Breaking Ranks: Andreas Papandreou, American Liberalism, and Neo-Conservatism

March 14, 2006 // 9:30am10:30am
Professor Stan Draenos, Stanley J. Seeger Visiting Fellows, Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University

Nikita Khrushchev and the End of the Soviet Bloc: The Impact of the Secret Speech on East Central Europe

March 01, 2006 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Charles Gati, European Studies Professor and Foreign Policy Institute Fellow, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies,Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland

Live Webcast: Reconsidering the Cold War

February 02, 2006 // 9:00am10:00am
Author John Lewis Gaddis will discuss his new book The Cold War: A New History

Live Webcast/Book Discussion: Mitterrand, the End of the Cold War, and German Unification: From Yalta to Maastricht

February 01, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Video of this event is now available.

Book Discussion - Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan

January 27, 2006 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Tsuyoshi Hasegawa will discuss the end of World War II in the Pacific. By fully integrating the three key actors in the story--the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan--Hasegawa for the first time puts the last months of the war into international perspective.

Book Discussion: Louis Johnson and the Arming of America

January 18, 2006 // 3:00pm4:30pm
A discussion of of Louis A. Johnson—the controversial lawyer and politician who was FDR's architect of industrial mobilization on the eve of WW II and Truman's embattled secretary of defense at the outbreak of the Korean War.


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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 Associate
  • Evan Pikulski // 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