Cold War News
Feb 04, 2014
The Wilson Center's Global Europe Program is now accepting applications for the EES Short-term Grant competition, which is open to academic experts and practitioners, including advanced graduate students, engaged in specialized research requiring access to Washington, DC and its research institutions. Grants are for one month and include residence at the Wilson Center. Candidates must be U.S. citizens, in order to be considered eligible for this grant opportunity. The deadline for this grant cycle is: March 1, 2014.
Jan 23, 2014
The Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History is now accepting applications. It will be held at the Università di Trento from 4-6 September 2014.
Jan 23, 2014
The North Korea International Documentation Project is currently accepting internship applications for Summer 2014. The application deadline is 15 March 2014.
Jan 07, 2014
Applications are now being sought from doctoral students working on the history of China’s borders and border regions during the Cold War to participate in a week-long workshop to be held at the Woodrow Wilson Center from August 4-8, 2014.
Jan 06, 2014
NKIDP Coordinator James Person published on "North Korea's Purges Past" in the National Interest
Jan 04, 2014
The international conference "France, Europe, and Vietnam since 1954" will take place in Paris from January 16-18, 2014.
Dec 19, 2013
The 2014 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, taking place at the University of California at Santa Barbara on April 10-12, 2014, is seeking paper submissions from graduate students working on the Cold War. The deadline is 24 January, 2014.
Dec 17, 2013
The December 2013 purge and execution of Jang Song Thaek, who was often described as the No. 2 in North Korea, came four months after the ruling Korean Worker’s Party announced that the Ten Points of the Monolithic Ideological System, the basic tenets of the unitary leadership system in North Korea, had been updated for the new leader, Kim Jong Un.
Dec 16, 2013
The American Historical Association's 128th Annual Meeting will take place in Washington DC from January 2-5, 2014 and features several panels on Cold War history.
Dec 03, 2013
Wilson Center Global Fellow Enrico Fardella has published a chapter on "The Normalization of Relations between Italy and the People's Republic of China"