Wilson Center-Kyungnam University Workshop on Contemporary Korean History

An invitation-only workshop co-organized by: the History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, University of North Korean Studies, Kyungnam University

China's Soft Power

The dramatic rise of China as a global power with immense geopolitical ambitions has been a largely economic and military story.  Until recently, the one component largely missing from China’s arsenal has been “soft power”–instruments of persuasion and cultural/intellectual influence.  That is no longer the case, but soft power as currently employed by Beijing has a distinctly hard edge.

"Inside North Korea's Dynasty" Documentary Series Premieres on National Geographic TV

The documentary series "Inside North Korea's Dynasty" premiered on Sunday November 11, 2018 on the National Geographic Channel in the U.S.  The four episode series, created by 72 Films and executive produced by David Glover and Mark Raphael explores the family at the center of "the world's only communist dynasty."  

Red Ellen: The Life of Ellen Wilkinson, Socialist, Feminist, Internationalist

Ellen Wilkinson, a feminist and socialist, was Britain’s second female cabinet minister and a key figure in the ‘Attlee generation’ which forged the postwar welfare state. But her domestic political achievements represented only part of “Red Ellen’s” larger transnational fight for social justice.

The Evolution of Brazil's Nuclear Policy

Contribute your publications to the "Bibliography of New Cold War History"

The Cold War History Research Center in Budapest, celebrating the 20th anniversary of its foundation, invites your submissions to their extensive Bibliography of New Cold War History. It attempts to collect the publications on the history of the Cold War published after 1989, the beginning of the “archival revolution” in the former Soviet bloc countries. While this first edition is far from complete, it collects a huge number of books, articles and book chapters on the topic.

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory organization and technology.