Nikita Khrushchev and the End of the Soviet Bloc: The Impact of the Secret Speech on East Central Europe
March 01, 2006 // 2:00pm — 3:30pm
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
February 15, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
February 02, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:00am
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 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Video of this event is now available.
January 27, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
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.
January 18, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
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.
January 17, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:00am
Video of this event is now online. A Director's Forum with Dr. Park Jae-kyu, President of Kyungnam University and Former Minister of Unification of the Republic of Korea
January 09, 2006 // 11:00pm
December 15, 2005 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Mark Atwood Lawrence explores the process by which the Western powers set aside their fierce disagreements over colonialism and extended the Cold War fight into the Third World.
December 14, 2005 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The story of an East German border soldier who shot his comrade at the Berlin Wall inorder to escape to West Berlin.