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Wilson Center Announces New Center for Korean History and Public Policy

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June 10, 2015 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Please join us on June 10 to celebrate the launch of the new Hyundai Motor–Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy. Made possible with the generous support of the Hyundai Motor Company and the Korea Foundation, the program will expand the Wilson Center's unique strengths and rich legacy of substantive and diverse programming on Korea. more

Ode To My Father: Korean War & Divided Families

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June 03, 2015 // 5:30pm9:30pm
This very special screening of "Ode To My Father: Korean War & Divided Families" is held in support of legislation encouraging family reunions between Korean-Americans and North Koreans (H.CON.RES 40) and to strengthen the US-ROK alliance. more

Fall 2015 Washington History Seminar Schedule

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May 19, 2015
The Fall 2015 Washington History Seminar schedule has been set. Please check back for additional descriptions and RSVP instructions as they become available. more
Webcast

Will the U.S. Act on IMF Reforms?

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May 19, 2015
Former IMF executive and current Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Meg Lundsager discusses the status of proposed IMF reforms with Wilson Center NOW host, John Milewski. more

From Free Europe to Free Poland: Free Europe Committee in the Cold War

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May 14, 2015
This report summarizes five panel discussions and the workshop of a symposium “From Free Europe to Free Poland: Free Europe Committee during the Cold War,” held at Gdańsk University on September 5-6, 2014. The conference was sponsored by the University of Gdańsk, the European Solidarity Center, and the Institute of National Remembrance, with assistance from the Wilson Center, Leiden University, Helena History Press, Hoover Institution Archives, Open Society Archives, and Polish Radio. more

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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Deputy Director, History and Public Policy Program; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
  • Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
  • Charles Kraus // Program Associate
  • Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant
  • Roy O. Kim // Program Assistant