Events

New Evidence on the Building of the Berlin Wall

CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition of new documents to its online Digital Archive. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 23, Hope M. Harrision (George Washington University) analyzes new archival evidence on the building of the Berlin Wall – the notes of an August 1, 1961 meeting between Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and East German leader Walter Ulbricht.

Inside China's Cold War

The Cold War International History Project just released the CWIHP Bulletin No. 16 - Inside China's Cold War. Bulletin 16 includes documentary evidence on China's cold war from the archives in Beijing, as well as documents on Albania, the Soviet Union, the US, North Korea, and the Middle East. You may download your copy here.

Secret Soviet-Israeli Negotiations on the Eve of the Yom-Kippur War

CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition of a new document to its online Digital Archive. CWIHP e-Dossier No. 31 contains a secret 1973 conversation between Mordechai Gazit, General Director of the Prime Minister’s Office, and Soviet journalist Victor Louis.

Khrushchev at his Most Khrushchevian

CWIHP e-Dossier No. 18 contains a collection of translated documents originally published in the journal Istochnik, Dokumenti Ruskoi Istorii, 2003, No. 6; prepared with financial support from CWIHP.

CWIHP Working Paper Series

The Cold War International History Project Working Paper Series is designed to provide a speedy outlet for historians who have gained access to newly-available archives and sources and would like to share their results. Edited by Christian F. Ostermann, and supported generously by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, other foundations, and private donations from individuals and corporations.

Section 2 - "This is Not a Politburo, but a Madhouse"

"This is Not a Politburo, but a Madhouse": The Post-Stalin Succession Struggle, Soviet Deutschlandpolitik and the SED: New Evidence from Russian, German, and Hungarian Archives by Christian Ostermann***

CfA: Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History

The Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History is now accepting applications. It will be held at the Università di Trento from 4-6 September 2014.

Former Wilson Center Scholar Named Next Korean Minister of Unification

Ryoo Kihl-Jae, former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and long-time partner of the North Korea International Documentation Project, was nominated as the next Minister of Unification of the Republic of Korea by President-elect Park Geun-hye.

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From Free Europe to Free Poland: Free Europe Committee in the Cold War

September 05, 2014 // 9:00amSeptember 06, 2014 // 6:00pm

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