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Confronting Vietnam: Soviet Policy Toward the Indochina Conflict, 1954-63

Apr 28, 2004
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.

New Working Paper published by the Cold War International History Project

Apr 19, 2004
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

CWIHP Advisory Board Chairman William Taubman Wins Pulitzer Prize for Biography

Apr 05, 2004
William Taubman wins the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for his biography, Khrushchev: The Man and His Era.

COLD WAR INTERNATIONAL HISTORY PROJECT (CWIHP) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUNGER SCHOLARS FROM CHINA 2004-2006

Feb 02, 2004
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Cold War International History Project is currently accepting applications for its CWIHP SCHOLARSHIP competition.

New Documents Released: "China and the Warsaw Pact in the 1970-1980s"

Jan 29, 2004
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.

Conference "China, North Korea, and the Cold War in Asia," 22-24 October 2004

Jan 22, 2004
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.

South and Southeast Asian Views of the Cold War (1945-1991): Negotiating Imperial Retreat and the Cold War

Jan 12, 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.

Argentina-United States Bilateral Relations: A Historical Perspective and Future Challenges

Jan 10, 2004
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."

International Workshop on "Mongolia and the Cold War"

Jan 01, 2004
CWIHP and its Mongolian and international partners plan to hold a workshop on "Mongolia and the Cold War" in Ulaanbaatar in March 2004.

Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research (SICAR)

Dec 01, 2003
The George Washington University Cold War (GWCW) Group is organizing its Second Annual Summer Institute on Conducting Archival ResearchJune 14-17, 2004. This workshop is open to graduate students only. To apply, please follow the link.

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