Events

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Reassessing Exploration: The West in the World

April 02, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
This seminar talk will review recent efforts to reassess the history of exploration.
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Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War

March 28, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Elena Agarossi, professor of contemporary history at the Scuola Superiore di Pubblica Amministrazione in Rome and member of the Wilson Center European Alumni Association will lead a panel discussion on her latest book entitled Stalin and Togliatti: Italy and the Origins of the Cold War.
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Peaceful Resolution of Ethnic Tension

March 26, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac discuss historical perspective on ethnic peace.
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Return to China or "Return to Taiwan": The Chinese POWs Who Derailed the Korean War Peace Talks

March 22, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
David Cheng Chang, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford University will give a presentation based on his recent work entitled Return to China or “Return to Taiwan”: The Chinese POWs Who Derailed the Korean War Peace Talks.
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July 1914: Revisited and Revised—or The End of the German Paradigm

March 19, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Samuel Williams Jr. discusses and reevaluates German and Russian actions in 1914.
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Unmitigated Gaul: The French Confront America, 1980–2000

March 12, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Richard Kuisel discusses French attitudes towards American policies, practices, and values during the 1980's and 1990's.
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Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

March 08, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Director of the Service of Diplomatic and Historical Archives of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs Photini Tomai will discuss her latest book entitled “Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan." Along with the economic reconstruction of the country, it traces the political, social and military implications of the implementation of the economic recovery program extended throughout Greece especially after the Civil War.

Elections and Political Unrest in Russia: Causes and Prospects

March 07, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
The biggest protest wave since collapse of the Soviet Union will be discussed with Oleg Kozlovsky, a Russian democratic activist and Director of Vision of Tomorrow Foundation.
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Changing Faces within the Greek Government: A Discussion of the Political Fallout from the Financial Crisis

March 06, 2012 // 1:00pm2:00pm
The current financial crisis in Greece has generated innovative discussions in political and economic fora, as well as in the mass media. Thanos Veremis, a Professor of Political History at the University of Athens, will be discussing Greece's current situation and what is on the nation's political horizon. Due to the fact that there is an overwhelming demand for new faces in Greek politics, preferably people with impressive achievements in their professional lives and technocrats working in the fields of business and economics, Vermis will speak on the apparently high likelihood of such a change in Greek political life in future elections.
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The United States and the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

March 05, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Charles Smith from the University of Arizona discusses the legacy of the 1967 War and its long term effects.

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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
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant