News

Report on the Summer Institute on Conducting Archival Research By Sutayut Osornprasop (Cambridge University)

Aug 01, 2003
Sutayut Osornprasop, a PhD student at Cambridge University and one of the participants at the institute, reports on his experience during the two-day institute June 4-5.

William Taubman article in International Herald Tribune

Aug 01, 2003
In its 26 July 2003 issue, the International Herald Tribune published an article by William Taubman, author of a new biography of Nikita Khrushchev and CWIHP Advisory Committee chairman, examining the controversy surrounding Nikita Khruschev's famous 1960 "shoe incident" at the United Nations. The article was informed by a heated discussion among several eyewitnesses at a March 2003 CWIHP book launch for Taubman's "Khrushchev." (See the event report on this website.)

CWIHP Receives Major Grant from the Henry Luce Foundation for New China Initiative

Jul 25, 2003
CWIHP has been awarded a three-year grant by the Henry Luce Foundation to support the Project's new "China Initiative." The CWIHP China Initiative aims at broadening U. S. expertise on the Cold War antecedents of China's foreign policy and at strengthening historical research and discourse on the Cold War throughout China.

CWIHP Senior Fellow Kathryn Weathersby Interviewed on NPR

Jul 25, 2003
CWIHP Senior Fellow and CWIHP Korea Initiative Coordinator Kathryn Weathersby was recently interviewed by American RadioWorks for "Korea: The Unfinished War."

CWIHP in the News: "Files Show a Stubborn North Korea"

Jul 16, 2003
CWHIP was featured in a July 10 Christian Science Monitor article on the effectiveness of past foreign aid in achieving leverage on North Korea.

CWIHP Partners with High School Teachers, Cold War Scholars and GWU in Summer Institute to Develop Educational Website

Jul 14, 2003
CWIHP partners with high school teachers, GWU and Cold War experts to develop a multimedia educational web site.

New CWIHP e-Dossier Operation MANUEL: Czechoslovakia and Cuba

Jul 09, 2003
CWIHP publishes new evidence on Czechoslovak-Cuban cooperation in Latin America

Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam

May 23, 2003
On June 5, author Thomas Alan Schwartz will discuss his latest book, Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam, where he attempts to revise the perception of LBJ as the "ugly american" and instead suggests that LBJ's conduct of diplomacy in Europe deserves recognition as one of the most important achievements of his presidency.

CWIHP Sponsors Panels at 2003 SHAFR Annual Meeting (June 6-8, 2003)

May 22, 2003
CWIHP is pleased to announce three panels at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations, to be held June 6-8, 2003 at George Washington University.

North Korea's Crisis Behavior, Past and Present

May 01, 2003
CWIHP and GWCW hosted a daylong workshop that convened a select group of Korea specialists from academia, research centers, and government agencies in the United States, the Republic of Korea and Eastern Europe. Participants analyzed the significance of the large collection of documents on North Korean foreign and domestic affairs uncovered by the Korea Initiative from Russian, East German, Czech and Hungarian archives.

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project