The End of the Cold War
CWIHP Working Paper No. 36
Call for Papers “International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies"
To foster the growth of emerging talents in conducting advanced research in Cold War history in China, East China Normal University will hold an “International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies.” The forum will be at the East China Normal University campus at the Northern Zhongshan Road (Zhongshan Beilu), Shanghai. The forum will focus on the theme of “Cold War international history.” Its goal is to provide Chinese and foreign postdoctoral scholars in the field with an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge researches, expand their own scholarly vistas, and carry out in-depth dialogs.
CWIHP Director, Christian F. Ostermann has been appointed as a member to the Department of Interior's Cold War Advisory Committee
Christian F. Ostermann, director of the Center's History & Public Policy Program and Cold War International History Project, has been appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar as a member to the Department's Cold War Advisory Committee.
CWIHP Senior Scholar A. Ross Johnson published an article in the Hoover Digest entitled Today's Liberation Technologies. In the article, the former Radio Free Europe director points out that despite changes in technology, 'free people need free information' today just as they did during the Cold War.
Introduction by Christian F. Ostermann***Gorbachev and Afghanistan edited and annotated by Christian F. Ostermann***KGB Active Measures in Southwest Asia in 1980-82 by Vasily Mitrokhin***Why Was There No "Second Cold War" In Europe? Hungary and the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan in 1979: Documents from the Hungarian Archives by Csaba Békés***Czechoslovakia and the War in Afghanistan, 1979-1989 by Oldrich Tuma***More East-Bloc Sources on Afghanistan***