Events

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Why the U.S. Is Not Destined to Decline: A Debate

May 02, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Robert Lieber, author of the new book "Power and Willpower in the American Future: Why the US is Not Destined to Decline" will debate the book’s premise with Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

The Tragic Irony of America’s Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

April 30, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Tony Smith discusses liberal internationalism

A Protean Hatred: Anti-Zionism in Germany, 1933–1989

April 23, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
This seminar discussion will draw on published and archival sources to shed light on the history of the global anti-Zionist campaign of the 1970s challenged by Ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan at the United Nations.
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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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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