Kathryn Weathersby's contributed the chapter "The Soviet Role in the Korean War: The State of Historical Knowledge," to the new book The Korean War in World History.
On Wednesday, April 28, at 3:30 pm, author Ilya Gaiduk will discuss his new book which argues that the USSR attributed no geostrategic importance to Indochina and did not want the crisis there to disrupt détente. The panel discussion will also feature historians Kathryn Weathersby and James G. Hershberg. This event is open to the public.
CWIHP Working Paper No. 43, "Romania and the Warsaw Pact, 1955-1989," by Dennis Deletant and Mihail Ionescu, is now available for download from the CWIHP website. To download the PDF, please go to http://cwihp.si.edu, Publications >> Working Papers Series or follow the link below: CWIHP Working Paper #43
William Taubman wins the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for his biography, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Cold War International History Project is currently accepting applications for its CWIHP SCHOLARSHIP competition.
The following documents have been obtained by Parallel History Project (PHP) associates Oldrich Tuma from former Czechoslovak archives, and Mihail Ionescu from Romanian archives, and Senior CWIHP Scholar Bernd Schaefer from former East German archives, in preparation for the International Seminar on "China and the Warsaw Pact in the 1970-1980s", to be hosted on 24-26 March 2004 in Beijing.
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project and the US-China Studies Program at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia will hold an international conference on "China, North Korea, and the Cold War in Asia" at the University of Virginia on 22-24 October 2004.
Call for Contributions: South and Southeast Asian Views of the Cold War(1945-1991): Negotiating Imperial Retreat and the Cold WarCWIHP invites submissions for a Special Issue of the Cold War International History Project Bulletin.
The proceedings of the CWIHP/LAP March 2003 workshop "Argentina-United States Bilateral Relations: A Historical Perspective and Future Challenges" are now available from the Wilson Center. The publication includes several chapters on the "The Dirty War's Declassified Documents."
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