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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Peaceful Resolution of Ethnic Tension

March 26, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac discuss historical perspective on ethnic peace.

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.

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.

Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan

March 08, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Director of the Service of Diplomatic and Historical Archives of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs Photini Tomai will discuss her latest book entitled “Documentary History of Greece: 1943-1951, Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan." Along with the economic reconstruction of the country, it traces the political, social and military implications of the implementation of the economic recovery program extended throughout Greece especially after the Civil War.

The United States and the 1967 Arab-Israeli War

March 05, 2012 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Charles Smith from the University of Arizona discusses the legacy of the 1967 War and its long term effects.


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