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Call For Papers: The Balkans in the Cold War

Oct 19, 2010
The turbulent recent history and the expanding historiography on 20th century Balkans have prompted the Centre for the International Affairs, Diplomacy and Strategy London School of Economics and Political Science and the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy to organize an international conference that will study the region in the context of the Cold War.

NPIHP Partner Anna-Mart van Wyk published in LSE IDEAS

Sep 27, 2010
Deals, Denials and Declassification: Israeli-South African Nuclear Collaboration

NKIDP Project Coordinator James Person is featured on the PBS television series History Detectives

Sep 17, 2010
Person provided details of prisoner exchanges during the war and of efforts to secure an armistice.

Call for Papers--Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory

Sep 15, 2010
The University of Nottingham's School of American and Canadian Studies has issued a call for papers for the 29-30 April 2011 international conference Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory.

Connecting Histories: Decolonization and the Cold War in South East Asia, 1945-1962, edited by CWIHP Director Christian Ostermann is reviewed on H-Diplo.

Sep 07, 2010
Connecting Histories draws on newly available archival documentation from both Western and Asian countries to explore decolonization, the Cold War, and the establishment of a new international order in post-World War II Southeast Asia.

CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily

Sep 01, 2010
CWIHP is pleased to announce that CWIHP Senior Scholar, Bernd Schaefer is quoted in the Cambodia Daily discussing US-Cambodian relations during the Cold War.

Step Forward in Archival Openness in Bulgaria

Aug 13, 2010
CWIHP is pleased to announce that its Bulgarian partner COMDOS – The Committee for Disclosing the Documents and Announcing the Affiliation of Bulgarian Citizens to the State Security and the Intelligence Services of the Bulgarian National Army – is expected to receive the archival record of the State Security Agency based on a tri-lateral agreement with the Bulgarian Ministry of the Interior and the Archives State Agency signed in April 2010.

CWIHP Welcomes Public Policy Scholar Niu Jun

Aug 02, 2010
Jun is a professor at Peking University's School of International Studies where he teaches courses on the PRC's foreign relations and foreign policy making process. While he is at the Wilson Center, his research will center on the Cold War and the origin of the PRC's foreign policy between 1949 and 1958.

Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Mark Stout Published in Intelligence and National Security

Jul 30, 2010
Former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar Mark Stout has co-authored an article in the current issue of the journal Intelligence and National Security, entitled "Al Qaida's Views of Authoritarian Intelligence Services in the Middle East."

Call for Papers: Transnational Dimensions of Cold War Anti-communism

Jul 14, 2010
Against the background of potential nuclear devastation and the confrontation between two ideologies and world powers, an unrestrained psychological war was fought by the two camps using modern means of communication (radio, cinema, covert action, etc).

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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
  • 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