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Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

Summary of the East European Studies screening of the film produced by George Bogdanic.

Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing, and Deportation: How Vohynia Became West Ukraine, 1939-1946

Timothy Snyder, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Yale University, MA
Discussant: Robert M. Ponichtera, Former Associate Director, East European Studies, and Deputy Director for Grants, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

Making a Drizzle into a Rain Storm: Lessons to be Learned from the Conflict in Macedonia

Summary of the East European Studies meeting with Isa Blumi, a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of History & Middle Eastern Studies at New York University, NY, and a Title VIII-sponsored JSTS Alumnus

Understanding Radical Evil: Communism, Fascism and the Lessons of the 20th Century

Summary of the East European Studies meeting with Vladimir Tismaneanu, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maryland, MD, Editor of East European Politics and Societies, and a Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

Dr. Tismaneanu compared and contrasted the two evils of the 21st century, communism and fascism. He argued that the 20th century has not ended, in that radicalism is not dead, and that what we are seeing now in the wake of September 11 is simply a new incarnation of radicalism.

Loyalty Amidst Treachery: Austrian-Hungarian Relations, 1955-1956

Summary of the East European Studies meeting with Bianca Adair, a Fulbright Scholar to Austria and Hungary and a former Title VIII-supported EES Research Scholar.

NKIDP News 4 September 2008

Prospects for Inter-Korean and US-DPRK Relations
The North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) is a research institute and an informational clearinghouse on North Korea which serves both the scholarly and policymaking communities. NKIDP widely disseminates newly declassified documents on the DPRK from the archives of its former communist allies as well as other resources that provide valuable insight into the actions and nature of the North Korean state.

NKIDP News 9 September 2008

Crisis and Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: 1968-1969
The North Korea International Documentation Project (NKIDP) is a research institute and an informational clearinghouse on North Korea which serves both the scholarly and policymaking communities. NKIDP widely disseminates newly declassified documents on the DPRK from the archives of its former communist allies as well as other resources that provide valuable insight into the actions and nature of the North Korean state.

NPIHP Partner IDSA Launches New Website

NPIHP is pleased to announce the launch of the New Delhi-based Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses' (IDSA's) dedicated NPIHP website.

New Publication by CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer

Confronting the GDR's communist past was the subject of much public discourse in a Germany reunified by the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989.

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