Apartheid’s Black Soldiers: Un-national Wars and Militaries in Southern Africa

On Thursday, January 27th, Dr. Lennart Bolliger will present for us during our monthly online panel. He will be presenting and discussing his first published book: Apartheid’s Black Soldiers: Un-national Wars and Militaries in Southern Africa. This event is open and free to all. There’s no need to register. Dr. Lennart Bolliger will be presenting for…

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New Title: The Transatlantic Era (1989–2020) in Documents and Speeches

One of our coordinators, Giles Scott-Smith, would like to share his latest work! This accessible textbook uses key documents embedded in a clear narrative to chart the post-Cold War rise and decline of transatlantic relations. It provides a novel interpretive framework by proposing that the three decades between 1989 and 2020 represent a distinct ‘transatlantic…

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Conference Program Announced – Cold War (a)symmetries: Conflict, Cooperation and Trade

  Event open to all! Register via this link   COLD WAR (A)SYMMETRIES: CONFLICT, COOPERATION AND TRADE International Online Conference University Valahia of Târgoviște Târgoviște, Romania 28-29 October 2021 This conference aims to explore how asymmetric/unequal relationships shaped the Cold War, in bilateral, multilateral, regional or global situations. It intends to discuss the relationship between…

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Deadline for submissions: ‘Book Diplomacy’ in the Cultural Cold War: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

This is a friendly reminder for those interested in the ‘Book Diplomacy’ event to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words to Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam at Please include a working list of references and archival resources. Deadline for submissions: 15 December 2021 Notification of acceptance: 15 January 2022 Deadline for final paper submission:…

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Hawks or Doves? Reconsidering American Soviet Policy

On Thursday, October 7th, Grant Golub and Conor Tobin will be talking about their researches for this month’s panel! Grant’s research – Friends, Enemies, Or Somewhere in Between?: Henry Stimson and the War Department View of Soviet-American Relations from World War to Cold War – focuses on the development of the USA’s War Department’s view on…

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Japanese Mediation & Global Socialist Movements

On Thursday, November 4th, 16.00-17.30 CET (GMT+1)  Giulia Garbagni and Andrea Torrealba – the winners from our Summer School event ! – will talk about their separate researches regarding the Cold War. Giulia’s research is (provisionally) titled: Japan’s Mediation in Konfrontasi: Interventionism, Empire and the Cold War in Southeast Asia The history of the global…

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