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Spring 2011 CWIHP Internship Opportunities

Oct 25, 2010
Application Deadline: Monday, 15 November 2010

Call For Papers: The Balkans in the Cold War

Oct 19, 2010
The turbulent recent history and the expanding historiography on 20th century Balkans have prompted the Centre for the International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy London School of Economics and Political Science and the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy to organize an international conference that will study the region in the context of the Cold War.

NKIDP documents featured in South Korea's Donga Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo

Oct 14, 2010
The articles highlight the East German attitudes towards Kim Jong Il's succession in the early 1970s, drawing a parallel between the events some 36 years ago with the current question of Kim Jong Un's succession.

NPIHP Partner Anna-Mart van Wyk published in LSE IDEAS

Sep 27, 2010
Deals, Denials and Declassification: Israeli-South African Nuclear Collaboration

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.

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