"The Cold War and its Contexts" graduate student conference April 29 and 30 (1 pm-5:30 pm on Friday and 9:30 am-6 pm on Saturday) at the University of California, Santa Barbara
McCune Conference Room Humanities and Social Sciences Building (HSSB) 6020
Conference Program @ http://www.history.ucsb.edu/projects/ccws/conference/

-This conference features new scholarship on the Cold War era by an
international contingent of graduate student presenters. The conference is
free, although there is a charge for on-campus parking. See
http://www.ihc.ucsb.edu/info/directions.html for directions.

29 April 2005 (Friday)

1:00 pm- Opening Remarks
1:15-2:45 pm- Panel I: "(Re)interpreting the Early Cold War Period"
3:00-4:30 pm- Panel II: "The Cold War in Europe"
4:30-5:30 pm- Faculty Roundtable: "Future Directions in Cold War History: Implications for Graduate Training and Employment"

30 April 2005 (Saturday)

9:30-11:00 am- Panel III: "Cultural and Social Dimensions of the Cold War"
11:00-1:00 pm- Keynote Address and Luncheon
"International History, International Relations Theory, and the Cold War"
David Hollway, Professor of Political Science and Raymond A. Spruance Professor in International History at Stanford University

1:00-2:30 pm- Panel IV: "(Re)assessing the Later Cold War"
2:45-4:15 pm- Panel V: "The Cold War in Asia"
4:30-6:00 pm- Panel VI: "The Cold War in Africa"
6:00 pm- Closing Remarks & Adjournment

This conference is jointly sponsored by the UCSB Center for Cold War Studies
(CCWS), the George Washington Cold War Group (GWCW), and the London School of
Economics and Political Science (LSE) Cold War Studies Centre (CWSC).

For more information, contact George Fujii, UCSB Center for Cold War Studies (CCWS)
gfujii @ umail.ucsb.edu