Events

Webcast

The Quest for Self-Reliant Security in the Two Koreas, Then and Now

September 06, 2006 // 9:30am5:30pm

Book Launch -- The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda During World War II and the Holocaust

May 18, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
With authorJeffrey Herf, Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park and former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; and Commentator Walter Reich, Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor, George Washington University, Woodrow Wilson Center Senior Scholar,and former Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

US Foreign Policy and the Problem of Nation-building

April 11, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm

North Korea Since 2000 and Prospects for Inter-Korean Relations

January 17, 2006 // 9:00am10:00am
Video of this event is now online. A Director's Forum with Dr. Park Jae-kyu, President of Kyungnam University and Former Minister of Unification of the Republic of Korea

Live Webcast: Congress and the Cold War

December 01, 2005 // 3:00pm5:00pm
A roundtable discussion on new scholarship and research on Congress and the Cold War

South Africa: The Foundations for a Successful Democratic Transition

November 18, 2005 // 8:30am10:00am
Conversation with Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, veteran of the South African liberation struggle, African National Congress (ANC) leader, and former Parliamentary Counselor to President Nelson Mandela.
Webcast

Live Webcast: The Cold War and Contemporary Conflict - Lessons From The Past

October 21, 2005 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Saki Ruth Dockrill, James Carafano, and Tom Nichols will hold a roundtable discussion on connections between the end of the Cold War and present conflicts. Video for this event is now available.

Final Acts: A Guide to Preserving the Records of Truth Commissions

September 28, 2005 // 4:00pm6:00pm
With author Trudy Huskamp PetersonFinal Acts is a guide to questions of law, politics, physical preservation, and access regarding materials generated by the 20 truth commissions that have completed the work of examining and reporting on the abuses of deposed regimes.

The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World,Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive

September 27, 2005 // 4:00pm6:00pm
with author Christopher Andrew, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Cambridge University. Drawing on the treasure trove of secrets revealed by the Mitrokhin archive--which has been described by the FBI as "the most complete and extensive intelligence ever achieved from any source"--The World Was Going Our Way: The KGB and the Battle for the Third World - Newly Revealed Secrets from the Mitrokhin Archive (Basic Books; September 20, 2005) corroborates previously disclosed information and reveals stark new insights into KGB operations in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East from the start of the Cold War through the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and beyond. Video is now available.

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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
  • 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