17 Jun 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Bill and Boris, the personal diplomacy between Clinton and Yeltsin
On 17th of June 2021, Stephan Kieninger will look into the relevance of the personal diplomacy between Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin based on newly ...
20 May 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Britain and the US in Greece
Dr Simeon Paravantes will be presenting his book “Britain and the United States in Greece” in an interesting online lecture on May 20. The book ...
22 Apr 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Ronald Reagan, the Christian Right in Congress, and Romania in the 1980s
We are proud to host Dr Sielke Kelner on the 22nd of April. She will be presenting her paper “Bibles into Toilet Rolls: Ronald Reagan, the Christian ...
18 Mar 2021 16:00 - 17:30
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 ...
11 Feb 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Reagan, Congress and Human Rights: Contesting Morality in US Foreign Policy
We are most delighted to announce our next event. On Thursday 11th of February, Dr Rasmus Sinding Søndergaard will give a lecture in which he presents the ...
14 Jan 2021 16:00 - 17:30
Double Agents in the Cold War
On January 14, Dr. Eleni Braat and Dr. Ben de Jong will be telling us about their exciting work on double agents during the Cold War. Their research ...
17 Dec 2020 16:00 - 17:30
Smoke on the Water: At-Sea Incineration, Environmental Concerns, and the Limits to US Cold War Hegemony
During his lecture on December 17, Dario Fazzi will shed a light on the rise and fall of ocean incineration and the limits of US Cold War hegemony. This ...
20 Nov 2020 10:00 - 12:15
Symposium: “Thirty Years after the End of the Cold War: Ideas for a New Europe”
Laurien Crump is organizing a ca. two-hour online symposium for graduate students and interested colleagues from Utrecht and beyond on Friday November 20, ...
12 Nov 2020 16:00 - 17:30
Roundtable: Curious Connections: Small States, Pericentrism and the Global Cold War
On November 12, three members of the Cold War Research Network, Laurien Crump, Lorena De Vita, and Paschalis Pechlivanis will host a joint digital round ...
22 Oct 2020 16:00 - 17:30
An irrelevant relationship? The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) and Yugoslavia, c.1960–91
On 22 October, Matthew Broad will discuss the unique position Yugoslavia occupied during the Cold War in the first digital lecture of the Cold War Research ...
6 Feb 2020
Discussion: “Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual”
This talk chaired by Professor Daniel Bessner in Amsterdam explored how and why a generation of academics left the university to become “defense ...
9 Nov 2019
Conference: “Thirty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall – The Cold War and its Repercussions Today”
On the 9th November of 2019, members of the Cold War Research Network gathered at the Utrecht University to hold a conference in celebration of thirty ...
12 Jun 2019
Presentation: “Cold Wars: Asia, the Middle East, Europe”
In his presentation, Historian Lorenz Lüthi discussed how Asian and Arab states formulated alternative visions to the Cold War in the form of Asian-African ...
24 May 2019
Symposium: “Sizing Up the Cold War: History and the Legacies Thirthy Years Later”
This symposium, held in Amsterdam, connected to the start of work on a new encyclopedia, aimed to take stock on thirty years of Cold War research.
8 May 2019
Lecture: “Transnational Protest of the National Security State: Whistleblowing, Secrecy, and Networks of Dissent”
During this meeting, Professor Kaeten Mistry explored the long, under-examined history of national security whistleblowing.
11 Dec 2018
Research Proposal: “Facing a Local Conflict while Aiming for Global Peace: International Diplomats in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, 1948-2020”
During this meeting, Dr. Lorena De Vita talked about her research proposal on the presence and involvement of international diplomats in the Israel and ...
11 Oct 2018
Lecture: “Ten Texan missionaries in Rome. Micro-history, religion and the Global Cold War”
During this meeting, Professor Mario Del Pero talked about the complex relationship between Italy and the United States and discussed the influence of ...
13 Apr 2018
Book Presentation: “Fout in the koude oorlog: Nederland in tweestrijd, 1945-1989”
During one of the first meetings of the Cold War Research Network, award-winning historian Dr. Martin Bossenbroek talked about his book Fout in de Koude ...