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NKIDP Project Coordinator James Person is featured on the PBS television series History Detectives

Sep 17, 2010
Person provided details of prisoner exchanges during the war and of efforts to secure an armistice.

Call for Papers--Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory

Sep 15, 2010
The University of Nottingham's School of American and Canadian Studies has issued a call for papers for the 29-30 April 2011 international conference Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory.

Asia Today emphasizes NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analyses on DPRK succession and PRC leverage over Pyongyang

Sep 09, 2010
The piece highlights how the misinterpretation of Kim Jong Il's trip to China originates from over exaggerated notions of Chinese leverage over the DPRK among experts in the US.

Yonhap News highlights NKIDP project coordinator James Person's analysis of DPRK-PRC relations

Sep 08, 2010
The article covered the Wilson Center Asia Program event "Knowing the North: Intelligence and Intentions of the DPRK" from September 8, 2010.

Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in South East Asia, 1945-1962, edited by CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is reviewed on H-Diplo.

Sep 07, 2010
Connecting Histories draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a new international order in post-World War II Southeast Asia.

CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily

Sep 01, 2010
CWIHP is pleased to announce that CWIHP Senior Scholar, Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily discussing US-Cambodian relations during the Cold War.

2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Recipient Eleonora Cercavschi Honored with the Highest Moldovan Distinction - Order of the Republic

Aug 31, 2010
Mrs. Eleonora Cercavschi, recipient of the 2008 Ion Ratiu Democracy Lecture Award, was honored with the Order of the Republic (Ordinul Republicii) - the highest Moldovan distinction presented by the country's President.

CWIHP Welcomes Public Policy Scholar Niu Jun

Aug 02, 2010
Jun is a professor at Peking University's School of International Studies where he teaches courses on the PRC's foreign relations and foreign policy making process. While he is at the Wilson Center, his research will center on the Cold War and the origin of the PRC's foreign policy between 1949 and 1958.

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