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Call for Papers: “COLD WAR (A)SYMMETRIES: Conflict, Cooperation and Trade”

The Conference Do not miss the International Conference on the COLD WAR (A)SYMMETRIES: Conflict, Cooperation and Trade organized by the University Valahia of Târgoviște Târgoviște, Romania which will take place online on the 28th and 29th of October 2021. This conference aims to explore how asymmetric/unequal relationships shaped the Cold War in bilateral, multilateral, regional…

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Bridging the Transatlantic Gap: The Dutch Balancing Act between NATO and the EEC in the 1980s

The first hundred days of any American Presidency are traditionally analysed for indications of the policy priorities of the new administration. American President Joe Biden’s first three months in office understandably largely focused on the American response to the Coronavirus pandemic. However, diplomats and scholars have highlighted some advances from President Biden, a long-time ardent…

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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…

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Call for Papers: Refugees and the (Global) Cold War

Deadline: May 7, 2021 Location: Germany Date: 29-30 October 2021 Subject Fields: Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Human Rights, World History / Studies This international workshop will bring together established and emerging scholars to chart the intersection between refugee history and Cold War history….

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Translation and the cultural Cold War

The Cold War Research Network (CWRN) is proud to present the new special issue edited by its member Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam together with the CWRN coordinator Giles Scott-Smith on Translation and the cultural Cold War. Overall, in the bipolar arena of the Cold War, translation was a crucial tool used by superpowers in the ideological battle…

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European Summer School on the (Global) Cold War 1-3 September 2021

The partner institutions of the European Summer School on Cold War History and the Cold War Research Network in the Netherlands are pleased to announce that the 10th edition of the School will be hosted by the Global Cold War Research Group at Utrecht University, on 1-3 September 2021. This will be a fully virtual event. Sessions will be held between 10AM and 6PM,…

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The Nicaraguan Revolution and the Cold War: Sandinista Revolutionary Diplomacy in Western Europe, 1977-1990

We are proud to announce that on the 18th of March, the Cold War Research Network will be hosting Dr Eline van Ommen’s lecture on The Nicaraguan Revolution and the Cold War: Sandinista Revolutionary Diplomacy in Western Europe, 1977-1990.  Through the lens of Nicaraguan and Western European relations during the final decade of the Cold…

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