Call for Papers: 11th Annual International Student Conference of the Cold War History Research Center, Budapest
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Event: 11th Annual International Student Conference of the Cold War History Center
Date: 1-2, 2021
About the Cold War History Research Center of Budapest
The Cold War History Research Center is a virtual center for Cold War history research in East Central Europe established in 1998. Through the Center’s English language website, established in 2000 our mission has been to be the main provider of freely available English language online materials concerning research on the contemporary history of the former Soviet Bloc countries in Europe. We offer a great number of articles, documents, chronologies, bibliographies and finding aids and now the Center is an indispensable resource for international scholars and students interested in the history of the Cold War, Communism, Eastern Europe and the Soviet Bloc.
About the event
The Cold War History Research Center is now accepting proposals for its 11th Annual International Student Conference to be held at Corvinus University of Budapest on June 1–2, 2021. Due to the Covid pandemic the conference will take place online via Microsoft Teams.
The conference will be organized in collaboration with the European Institute at Columbia University (New York) and it will host Mark Kramer, Director of Cold War studies at Harvard University and senior fellow at Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
As was the case with our previous conferences, this year’s Conference will focus also on the Cold War era in general, and on the post-Cold War period. Possible topics may include (but are not limited) the following sections:
- Hungary in the Cold War
- East Central Europe in the Cold War and its Aftermath
- Western Europe and the Cold War
- The Soviet Union and the United States in the Cold War
- Asia and Africa in the Cold War and its Aftermath
- International Relations during the Cold War
- International Relations in the post-Cold War era
To apply for participating in the event, please send an abstract on any of the above-mentioned topics. Abstracts should be approximately 3000–5000 characters long and should be sent in Word format via email to Research Coordinator, PhD candidate Simon SZILVÁSI: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please open this link.