The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) is pleased to announce the release of several new CWIHP publications.
Scholars debate the Soviet role in the outbreak of the 1967 Arab-Israeli War based on different versions of a June 1967 report by Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev to the CPSU Central Committee.
CWIHP and its partners to sponsor an international conference on the Cold War in Asia, October 30 - November 1, 2003.
During a week-long visit to Ukraine, CWIHP director Christian F. Ostermann gave several lectures on recent trends in Cold War historiography, declassification and archival openness.
The George Washington University Cold War Group (GWCW) and the UC Santa Barbara Center for Cold War Studies (CCWS) announce their second annual graduate student conference on the Cold War, to be held at the George Washington University, April 30-May 2, 2004. Submissions by graduate students working on any aspect of the ColdWar are encouraged. Proposals, including a brief CV and one-page abstract, should be emailed to conference coordinator Yvette Chin at firstname.lastname@example.org.Proposals Deadline is January 15, 2004.
Thirty six years after the June 1967 war between the State of Israel and its Arab neighbors, the role played by the Kremlin in the events which led to this armed conflict and during the war, remains enigmatic. Soviet documents on the subject remain hard to obtain. New archival evidence from Poland sheds light on the role played by the USSR in the events leading up to the outbreak of the Six Day War and during the conflict.
On September 8 and 9, 2003, the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project hosted a pioneering international conference on Cold War commemorative efforts. The meeting was co-sponsored by the Association of Air Force Missileers, the Cold War Museum, the German Historical Institute (Washington, DC), the Harry S. Truman Library, the Kennan Institute; in cooperation with the Norwegian Aviation Museum, the Eisenhower Foundation and Eisenhower Presidential Library, and the National Coalition for History; and with generous financial support from the Boeing Company and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
In this September cover story from Centerpoint, the Center's Cold War International History Project and George Washington University team up with high school teachers to develop an innovative website to make the Cold War come alive for students. CWIHP held its second summer institute for teachers in August to allow teachers to beta test the site, still in development, and discuss future site content, teaching strategies, and the latest in Cold War research.
CWIHP's Nancy Meyers discusses the strategy behind developing a new Cold War history website specifically for educators and students.