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2014 LSE-GWU-UCSB Graduate Conference on the Cold War

The Cold War Studies Programme (CWSP) at LSE IDEAS, the George Washington University Cold War Group (GWCW), and the Center for Cold War Studies (CCWS) of the University of California at Santa Barbara are pleased to announce their 2014 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, to take place at the University of California at Santa Barbara on 10-12 April, 2014.


The conference is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to present papers and receive critical feedback from peers and experts in the field. Papers are presented by graduate students working on any aspect of the Cold War, broadly defined. Of particular interest are papers that employ newly available primary sources or non-traditional methodologies. The author of the strongest paper will be awarded the Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Prize of £100 to be spent on books in any form. The winner will also have an opportunity to publish his or her article in the journal Cold War History|. For further information, contact Salim Yaqub at syaqub@history.ucsb.edu|


The conference sessions will be chaired by prominent faculty members from UCSB, GWU, LSE, and elsewhere. The organizers will cover accommodation costs of admitted student participants for the duration of the conference, but students will need to cover the costs of their travel to UCSB.


In 2003, UCSB and GW first joined their separate spring conferences, and two years later LSE became a co-sponsor. The three cold war centres now hold a jointly sponsored conference each year, alternating among the three campuses. For more information on our three programs, please visit the respective Web sites:

Cold War Studies Programme at LSE IDEAS|

George Washington University Cold War Group|

Center for Cold War Studies of the  University of California at Santa Barbara|