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Privilege and Inequality: Cultural Exchange and the Sino-Soviet Alliance

CWIHP is pleased to announce the addition of eight new documents to its online Digital Archive. In CWIHP e-Dossier No. 41, Austin Jersild introduces the collection of Russian documents which show the intense cultural tensions and conflicts that undermined the Sino-Soviet relationship.

Woodrow Wilson Center Seeks Nominations for the Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award for 2008

WASHINGTON – The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is welcoming nominations for the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award.

New Documents Show US Feared Proliferation of Nuclear Technology in 1960s

American officials worried that without classification and export controls "unfriendly" countries could acquire gas centrifuges and begin production of fissile materials.

Caught Between Propaganda and History

Reviewing Lịch sử Nam bộ kháng chiến (History of the Southern Resistance), Shawn McHale sees this book as a major contribution to understanding the war in South Vietnam, but with significant shortcomings.

Idealists Against Ideologues: A Case Study in the Political History of the Romanian Intelligentsia

The Romanian dissident movement in the 1970s and 1980s was markedly different from its counterparts in Czechoslovakia and Poland. Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Mihail Neamtu discusses one Romanian who exercised dissent by immersing himself in classical languages and culture and withholding the benefits of his intellect from the state.

The Congo Crisis, 1960-1961: A Critical Oral History Conference

HAPP is pleased to announce the release of "The Congo Crisis, 1960-1961: A Critical Oral History Conference" The publication features the transcript of a critical oral history conference convened by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ History and Public Policy Program and Africa Program on September 23-24, 2004.

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