March 10, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
In his latest book Jonathan Haslam makes the case that the Cold War was not stable, but was characterized by constant wars, near-wars, and political upheavals on both sides.
February 17, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
On April 14th, 1971, President Richard Nixon announced an end to the U.S.-led embargo on the People's Republic of China, a step which marked the beginning of Sino-American economic normalization and a new direction for U.S. foreign policy despite the absence of diplomatic relations with Beijing. During a work in progress presentation, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Dai Chaowu assessed the U.S. policy toward trade liberalization as an important element in Nixon's diplomacy and as a critical means of turning détente into a practical reality.
January 20, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
Wilson Center senior scholar and former director of Radio Free Europe, A. Ross Johnson discussed his latest book which examines the first twenty years of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.
November 20, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Jörg Foth, DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 19, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:30pm
Robert Gerald Livingston, German Historical Institute, Peter Rollberg, Professor of Film Studies, The George Washington University, Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 18, 2010 // 5:30pm — 7:30pm
Jonathan Skolnik, Professor, University of Massachusetts; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 17, 2010 // 4:00pm — 6:30pm
Benjamin Fischer, Former CIA History Staff; Bernd Schaefer, Senior Scholar, Cold War International History Project, Woodrow Wilson Center; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 16, 2010 // 4:30pm — 7:00pm
Mary Beth Stein, Professor of German Studies, The George Washington University, Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 15, 2010 // 4:30pm — 7:00pm
Dolores Augustine, Professor, St. Johns University; Hartmut Berghoff, Director, German Historical Institute; Stephen Brockmann, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Helmut Morsbach, Chair, DEFA Foundation; Christian Ostermann, Director, History and Public Policy Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Paul Werner Wagner, Independent Cultural Historian
November 05, 2010 // 9:00am — November 07, 2010 // 10:45am
Organized by East China Normal University's Cold War Studies Center, CWIHP and the Cold War History Project at Cornell University, the conference features papers from many of the world's top experts on Chinese Cold War history.
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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 // Senior Program Associate
- Laura Deal // Catalog Specialist
- Pieter Biersteker // Editorial Assistant
- Charles Kraus // Program Assistant
- Evan Pikulski // Program Assistant