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<i>Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in South East Asia, 1945-1962</i>, edited by CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is reviewed on H-Diplo.

Sep 07, 2010
Connecting Histories draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a new international order in post-World War II Southeast Asia.

Change to Title VIII-Supported Grants

Sep 07, 2010
Based on recent changes set forth by the United States Department of State, applications for Title VIII-funded grant programs will be accepted from U.S. Citizens only until further notice.

As Lee Hamilton Steps Down, Colleagues Reflect on his Contributions

Sep 02, 2010
This fall, after 12 years of esteemed leadership, Lee H. Hamilton will step down as the Woodrow Wilson Center's president and director. His colleagues agree the Center has become a more vibrant and relevant institution under his leadership.

The Golden Age of Hamilton

Sep 02, 2010
When he arrived after 34 years of distinguished service in the U.S. House of Representatives, Lee Hamilton found the Center mired in problems of funding and governance. Assisted by a few talented Hill colleagues, Hamilton led the effort to resolve some of these problems and sharpened the focus of the Center's research to more policy-relevant topics, writes Senior Scholar Sam Wells.