In from the Cold: Latin America's New Encounter with the Cold War

May 01, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Gilbert Joseph, Yale University; Daniela Spenser, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Mexico City; Max Paul Friedman, American University; and Vojtech Mastny, National Security Archive, George Washington University.

Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the Security Environment in Northeast Asia - Seoul, South Korea

May 01, 2008 // 9:00am6:00pm
An international conference to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the University of North Korean Studies. To be held in Seoul, South Korea.

Henry Kissinger and the American Century

April 28, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Jeremi Suri, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of Henry Kissinger and the American Century, Melvyn P. Leffler, Edward Stettinius Professor of American History at the University of Virginia, and a former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar, and Thomas Blanton, Director of the National Security Archive at George Washington University.

Scuttle Diplomacy: Henry Kissinger and Arab-Israeli Peacemaking

April 22, 2008 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Salim Yaqub, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

North Korean Film Screening: The Schoolgirl's Diary - (with English subtitles)

April 09, 2008 // 4:00pm6:30pm
A screening of the North Korean film The Schoolgirl's Diary, with commentary by Suk-Young Kim, University of California at Santa Barbara

Nationalism and Decolonization in Africa during the Cold War

April 08, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
with Elizabeth Schmidt, Loyola College, Maryland, and Gregory Mann Columbia University.

The Sino-Soviet Split, 1956-1966: The Cold War in the Communist World

March 27, 2008 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Lorenz M. Lüthi McGill University in Montreal, Canada and Warren Cohen University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The Bucharest Summit: Romania's Perceptions of NATO's Future

March 26, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
His Excellency Adrian Vierita, Romanian Ambassador to the United States will discuss NATO's future as his country prepares to host the upcoming NATO Summit in April.

Power, Interest, and Identity in Military Alliances

March 06, 2008 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Power, Interest, and Identity in Military Alliances, with Jae-Jung-Suh, Director of Korea Studies at SAIS, Katharine H.S. Moon, Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College, and Gregg A. Brazinsky, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University

The Manhattan Project and its Cold War Legacy

February 20, 2008 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Cynthia C. Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, William Lanouette, writer and policy analyst, Robert Furman, retired Army Major, and head of the first atomic intelligence unit, and James Hershberg, The George Washington University,


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