On 19-21 April 2012, the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme (CWSP) hosted the 10th Annual LSE-GWU-UCSB Graduate Conference on the Cold War which showcased the work of 23 Ph.D. students from across the world. Speakers included Gregg Brazinsky, Holger Nehring, Roham Alvandi, Anne Deighton, James Ellison, Matt Jones, David Priestland and IDEAS co-director Arne Westad.
H-Soz-u-Kult has released a report on the CWIHP co-sponsored conference The Cold War: History, Memory, Representation, which was held from 14-16 July 2011 at the European Academy in Berlin.
His zeal both a benefit and a liability, longtime CIA counter-intelligence chief James Angleton is remembered with a mixed legacy. In this interview, Cambridge historian and Cold War expert Christopher Andrew discusses the complex personality behind one of the era’s towering figures.
Wilson Center Fellow and CWIHP Advisory Board member John Lewis Gaddis wins the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography
New archival documents on the history of India’s nuclear program from a collection of Indian nuclear physicist Homi J. Bhabha's papers.
George F. Kennan will be remembered as one of America’s great foreign policy minds. In this interview, former Wilson Center Fellow John Lewis Gaddis reveals the complex personality behind the author of containment theory.
The Cold War International History Project is currently accepting internship applications for the Fall 2012 academic semester. Deadline to apply: 7/20
Call for papers for "France and the German Question, 1945-1990," February 7-9, 2013
CWIHP is pleased to announce new ECNU Scholar Youzhen Xu. Her project while at the center is entited "Behind the Deadlock: The U.S., the PRC, the U.K. and the Issue of the POWs during the Korean War." Youzhen will be in residence from December 2011 - March 2012.
These documents shed new light on South Africa’s unique nuclear history, from early uranium supply arrangements with the United States to the South African response to the September 1979 Vela incident.