History News

"The Week That Changed the World:" The 40th Anniversary of President Nixon's China Trip

Feb 17, 2012
In 1972, President Nixon became the first U.S. President to visit the People's Republic of China. Forty years later, the impact of that historic trip is still evident, as the U.S.-China relationship extends to economics, security, and climate. “The relationship we have now with China is the most important one we have in the world,” said Douglas Spelman, deputy director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. He predicts the many positives of bilateral cooperation will outweigh the negatives of such historically contentious issues as human rights, Taiwan, and religious freedom.

Public Policy Scholar Sangyoon Ma interviewed by JTBC

Feb 16, 2012
Public Policy Scholar Sangyoon Ma was interviewed by Korean televsion network JTBC about President Obama's meeting with Xi Jinping

NKIDP welcomes new Korea Foundation Junior Scholar Yuree Kim

Feb 09, 2012
NKIDP is pleased to welcome Korea Foundation Junior Scholar Yuree Kim to the Woodrow Wilson Center . Her project is entitled The Influence of External Factors on the Reform and Opening in China and North Korea.

NKIDP and CWIHP welcome Wilson Center Korea Scholar Giwon Kwon

Feb 08, 2012
NKIDP and CWIHP are pleased to welcome Wilson Center Korea Scholar Giwon Kwon. His project is entitled The History of Inter-Korean Relations from the Late 1940s to the Present.

Call for papers: France and the German Question

Feb 06, 2012
Call for papers for "France and the German Question, 1945-1990," February 7-9, 2013

NKIDP Offsite Conference: “North Korea’s Cold War”

Jan 27, 2012
The North Korea International Documentation Project and The Ohio State University are pleased to announce an upcoming conference entitled North Korea’s Cold War.

Call for Papers: European Summer School on Cold War History

Jan 25, 2012
Fourth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History at the Università di Trento, 5-8 September 2012

CWIHP and NKIDP welcomes new Public Policy Scholar Sang Yoon Ma

Jan 09, 2012
CWIHP and NKIDP are pleased to welcome Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Sang Yoon Ma. His project is entitled "U.S. Cold War Strategy and the Question of Democracy in South Korea, 1961-1972."

The First Visit to Burma by an American Secretary of State

Dec 19, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit last month to Burma (Myanmar) broke new ground in Washington’s often tortuous relationship with that country. Wilson Center Fellow Kenton Clymer reminds us that Clinton was not the first secretary of state to make a surprise trip to Burma. Clymer is a Distinguished Research Professor of History at Northern Illinois University.

Fall of the Soviet Union, Part II: Russia Today and the Ghost of Empires Past

Dec 12, 2011
In part two, the panel of experts assess Russia's progress during the 20 years since the end of the Soviet Union and it's current situation.

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