CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann at Conference on UNESCO and the Cold War

Mar 04, 2010

CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is participating in a 4-5 March 2010 international conference UNESCO and the Cold War.

Organized by the international Scientific Committee for the UNESCO Project and hosted by the Heidelberg Center for American Studies, the conference aims to explore how both opposing blocs attempted to use UNESCO as an instrument in the war of ideas, as well as the important role that the organization played in decreasing East-West tensions throughout the Cold War.

Ostermann's comments will center on Engaging the Other Side of the "Iron Curtain."

Visit the conference website for more information.


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