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Romania’s “Fraternal Support” to North Korea during the Korean War, 1950-1953

Newly declassified documents form Russian, and more recently Chinese archives have revealed many details about Soviet and Chinese aid to North Korea throughout the Korean War. Less is known about the support rendered by North Korea’s other “fraternal” allies who did not directly commit troops or military supplies.

Ideological Storms: Intellectuals and the Totalitarian Temptation

The Center for the Study of Post-Communist Societies at the University of Maryland, College Park and the Romanian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project began, in 2007, a series of conferences in Washington D.C. focused on providing, by means of reflection on watershed moments of post-1945 history, an overview of the global dynamics characteristic for the 20th century and its lessons and impact upon the 21st.

Offsite Event: Ideological Storms: Intellectuals and the Totalitarian Temptation

The Center for the Study of Post-Communist Societies at the University of Maryland, College Park and the Romanian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project began, in 2007, a series of conferences in Washington D.C. focused on providing, by means of reflection on watershed moments of post-1945 history, an overview of the global dynamics characteristic for the 20th century and its lessons and impact upon the 21st.

Embracing Democracy in the Western Balkans

In struggling to find a viable US policy to deal with the conflict in Libya, President Obama recently observed that his administration sought to "prevent a repeat of something like what occurred in the Balkans in the '90s," referring to Western inaction while regional warfare and massacres took place.

Theatre and the Holocaust in Romania: A dramatic reading of the Journals of Mihail Sebastian

Theatre and the Holocaust in Romania: The Journals of Mihail Sebastian
A dramatic reading of Sebastian’s diary followed by a panel discussion

Featuring acclaimed actor Dan Istrate as Sebastian
With Dr. Radu Ioanid (historian), Dr. Dennis Deletant (historian, Georgetown University) and
Dr. Ovidiu Creanga (religion scholar) as panelists
Directed and Moderated by Dr. Cristina Bejan (WWC)

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