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Apply for the Central European University Summer Course on Industrial Heritage

Central European University is now accepting applications to its summer course titled "Industrial Heritage as a Source of Social Empowerment and Economic Revitalization."

The CIA’s National Intelligence Dailys and the Events of 1989-1990

The Central Intelligence Agency has just released excerpts from over 100 National Intelligence Dailys – or NIDs – relating to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe.

The documents are accessible on the Wilson Center’s Digital Archive, as well as on the CIA’s Electronic Reading Room.

Between Depression and Disarmament: The International Armaments Business, 1919-1939

This business history analyzes the connections between private business, disarmament, and re-armament as they affected arms procurement and military technology transfers in Eastern Europe from 1919 to 1939. Rather than focusing on the negotiations or the political problems involved with the Disarmament Conferences, this study concerns itself with the business effects of the disarmament discussions.

History and the Politics of History in the Post-Communist Space

This event is co-sponsored by the History and Public Policy Program.

The East European '1968' and its Legacies

We are now half a century on from the tumultuous events of the year 1968: the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, the Cultural Revolution in China, the Prague Spring and the resulting Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, and, above all, student unrest across Europe and the wider world.