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Documents on Controversial CIA Spy Ryszard Kukliński

Feb 26, 2014
A new Polish film has prompted debate in Poland over whether a colonel who defected to the US during the 1970s deserves to be honored by his home country.

CWIHP Publishes "Moles, Defectors, and Deceptions" James Angleton Conference Report

Feb 24, 2014
CWIHP is pleased to announce the publication of the conference transcript and report from "Moles, Defectors, and Deceptions: James Angleton and His Influence on US Counterintelligence," a joint conference held by the Wilson Center and the Georgetown University Center for Peace & Security Studies.

CfP: Open Struggle, Covert Operation and West-East Cold War

Feb 21, 2014
Paper proposals are being sought for the conference "Open Struggle, Covert Operation and West-East Cold War," to be held at Shaanxi Normal University from October 19-23, 2014

CfP: China’s Northwest and its Relations with its Neighbors during the Cold War

Feb 21, 2014
Paper proposals are being sought for the conference "China’s Northwest and its Relations with its Neighbors during the Cold War," to be held at Xinjiang Normal University from October 10-15, 2014.

CfA: Sixth Annual European Summer School on Cold War History

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.

CfA: New Sources and New Perspectives on China’s Borders during the Cold War

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.

NKIDP Coordinator James Person Publishes in National Interest

Jan 06, 2014
NKIDP Coordinator James Person published on "North Korea's Purges Past" in the National Interest

Offsite Event: France, Europe, and Vietnam since 1954

Jan 04, 2014
The international conference "France, Europe, and Vietnam since 1954" will take place in Paris from January 16-18, 2014.

Call for Papers: 2014 UCSB/GWU/LSE International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War

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.

New South Korean Foreign Ministry Documents Added to Digital Archive

Dec 17, 2013
The North Korea International Documentation Project, in cooperation with Kyungnam University, has recently added nearly 30 documents from the South Korean Foreign Ministry Archive on US-ROK and inter-Korean relations and North Korean foreign policy in the 1970s to the Digital Archive.

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