The turbulent recent history and the expanding historiography on 20th century Balkans have prompted the Centre for the International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy London School of Economics and Political Science and the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy to organize an international conference that will study the region in the context of the Cold War.
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries reviewed Svetlana Savranskaya's "The Soviet Cuban Missile Crisis: Castro, Mikoyan, Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Missiles of November."
Paper proposals are being sought for the conference "Open Struggle, Covert Operation and West-East Cold War," to be held at Shaanxi Normal University from October 19-23, 2014
New research is shedding additional historical light on the Cold War's iconic nuclear standoff between the US and USSR. CONTEXT has been looking back on what we're learning with an eye toward the lessons that apply today. In part 4 of our "On The Brink" series, James Hershberg tells us why new documents show us that, "this is not our parent's Cuban Missile Crisis."
On Thursday, August 1st, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean National Assembly to promote collaboration, joint activities, and exchange of scholars.