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Declassified Documents on Korean Armistice Agreement Featured on the Digital Archive

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Jul 25, 2014
NKIDP has released a collection of Russian, Chinese, and Polish documents on the armistice negotiations which span the nearly two-year period of talks (July 1951-July 1953). The documents shed new light on North Korean, Soviet, and Chinese strategic thinking toward the conflict and the armistice. more

Event Transcript - Researching the Middle East

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Jul 18, 2014
Transcript for a panel discussion on the challenges of researching and writing on recent Middle East history. more

CfP: The Great Transformation? Reassessing the Causes and Consequences of the End of the Cold War

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Jul 01, 2014
The Department of International History of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, with the support from the Fondation Pierre du Bois pour l’Histoire du Temps Présent, will host an international conference on the end of the Cold War in Geneva on September 24-26, 2015. more

Call for Papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage - Heritage, Tourism and Traditions

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Jun 27, 2014
The Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham is seeking paper proposals for a conference on "Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions" to be held 13-16 July 2015, in Liverpool, UK. more

Russia’s new “Georgievskaya” ideology

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Jun 27, 2014
Former History and Public Policy intern Volodymyr Valkov recently co-published an article in Visegrad Insight discussing the foundation and development of Russia’s “new ideology,” tracing its importance in the conflict with Ukraine. Valkov argues that keeping Ukraine divided and unstable comes as part and parcel of Russia’s plan for domination over Europe, and more specifically Eastern Europe. more

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