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The Outbreak of World War I

April 16, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
This seminar talk will discuss the consequences of World War One and suggests ways of considering the issue.
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Occupied Economies: An Economic History of Nazi-Occupied Europe, 1939-1945

April 11, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
What were the consequences of the German occupation for the economy of occupied Europe?
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The Lumumba Assassination and CIA Accountability

April 09, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Stephan Weissman discusses the controversy that has swirled over alleged U.S. Government responsibility for the assassination of the former Belgian Congo's democratically elected Prime Minister.

Spartak Moscow: A History of the People's Team in the Workers' State

April 04, 2012 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Robert Edelman, professor of Russian history and the history of sport at the University of California, San Diego will lead a panel discussion on his latest book entitled Spartak Moscow: A History of the People's Team in the Workers' State which examines one of the most successful Soviet soccer clubs of all-time.
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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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  • 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
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