Wilson Center Experts

Sheldon Anderson

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Professor, Department of History, Miami University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Sports, Soviet Bloc Relations, and Globalization
Term:
Jul 01, 2008
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Dec 31, 2008

Project Summary

The project looks at the role of sports in relations between Poland, East Germany, and West Germany.

Previous Terms at the Wilson Center:
Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute Kennan Institute Expertise: Russia and Eurasia Affiliation: Professor, Department of History, Miami University, Ohio Wilson Center Project(s): "Sports, Soviet Bloc Relations, and Globalization" Term: May 01, 2008- May 01, 2008. Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute Kennan Institute Expertise: Russia and Eurasia Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of History, Miami University Wilson Center Project(s): Historical Analogy and Foreign Policymaking: Nineteenth Century Statecraft, Versailles, Munich, Yalta, Containment, and the Fall of Communism Term: Nov 30, 2003- Dec 31, 2003.Project Summary Examines recent diplomatic history and policymakers’ misuse of them as historical lessons. In particular, looks at the U.S. containment policy and the foreign policy of the Reagan administration. Russia’s Great War, the long peace, Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler at Munich in 1938 and the Yalta conference in February 1945.