Call For Papers: The Balkans in the Cold War

The turbulent recent history and the expanding historiography on 20th century Balkans have prompted the Centre for the International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy London School of Economics and Political Science and the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy to organize an international conference that will study the region in the context of the Cold War.

Stasi Aid and the Modernization of the Vietnamese Secret Police

Martin Grossheim tells the little-known story of East German assistance in modernizing North Vietnam’s security apparatus from the beginning of the Vietnam War in 1965 to the end of the Cold War in 1989.

New Evidence from Central and East European Archives on the Cold War in Asia

1/21/03--In cooperation with the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), the George Washington Cold War Group and the Cold War History Research Center in Budapest are organizing a conference in Budapest, Hungary, October 30-November 2, 2003. The theme of the conference will be "New Central and Eastern European Evidence on the Cold War in Asia."For more information on the conference or on how to submit a paper proposal, [Read more].

Section 6 - Research Notes, Book Reviews, Responses, and Updates

Documenting the Early Soviet Nuclear Weapons Program by Mark Kramer***Secret East German Report on Chinese Reactions to the 1956 Hungarian Revolt by Mark Kramer***G.M. Kornienko, The Cold War: Testimony of a Participant review by David R. Stone***Chen Hansheng, My Life During Four Eras review by Maochen Yu***Robert Zuzowski, Political Dissent and Opposition in Poland: The Workers' Defense Committee "KOR", and Ya.Ya. Grishin, Dramaticheskie sobytiya v Pol'she, 1980-1981 gg review by Mark Kramer***


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