Christian Ostermann, director of the Cold War International History Project, will participate in the scholarly conference on U.S. relations with the Soviet Union, 1967-1969, organized by the the Department of State in Washington, D.C. The conference will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on October 22nd and from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on October 23rd.

Featured panelists include Dr. Henry Kissinger, General Alexander Haig, and Dr. James Schlesinger. Additional sessions will provide scholarly analysis of U.S.-Soviet relations as a complement to the release of Soviet-American Relations: The Détente Years, 1969–1972, a joint documentary publication undertaken by the Office of the Historian of the Department of State and the History and Records Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A full program can be found on the Department of State's Office of the Historian website.