Cold War News
Dec 17, 2013
The December 2013 purge and execution of Jang Song Thaek, who was often described as the No. 2 in North Korea, came four months after the ruling Korean Worker’s Party announced that the Ten Points of the Monolithic Ideological System, the basic tenets of the unitary leadership system in North Korea, had been updated for the new leader, Kim Jong Un.
Dec 16, 2013
The American Historical Association's 128th Annual Meeting will take place in Washington DC from January 2-5, 2014 and features several panels on Cold War history.
Dec 03, 2013
Wilson Center Global Fellow Enrico Fardella has published a chapter on "The Normalization of Relations between Italy and the People's Republic of China"
Latin American Program in the News: Michelle Bachelet es la más opcionada a ganar las elecciones presidenciales en Chile
Nov 21, 2013
Cynthia Arnson was interview by Noticias MundoFox about her perspective regarding the recent presidential elections in Chile. The interview is in Spanish.
Nov 08, 2013
Former CWIHP Intern Stephanie Popp reviews Volume 24 of Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland. This most-recent volume from the Swiss equivalent of the Foreign Relations of the United States series covers a broad range of foreign policy issues from the beginning of 1967 to the end of 1969.
Nov 07, 2013
An international conference on ‘The Cold War on Film: Then and Now’ will be held at the German Historical Institute in Moscow, Russia, on 19-20 September 2014. The conference is supported by Wilson Center in Washington, DC, the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, and the German Historical Institute in Moscow.
Nov 05, 2013
“Digital Archive: International History Declassified,” has been selected as the winner of the 2013 Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History from the American Historical Association.
Offsite Event: International Conference on China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries during the Cold War
Oct 26, 2013
The International Conference on China’s Relations with Neighboring Countries during the Cold War will take place in Shanghai, October 26-October 29, 2013.
Offsite Event: International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies
Oct 26, 2013
The International Forum for Postdoctoral Scholars in Cold War International History Studies took place in Shanghai, October 24-October 26, 2013.
Oct 25, 2013
CWIHP Senior Scholar Bernd Schaefer publishes volume on the 1965 anti-communist purges in Indonesia.