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Dr N. Piers Ludlow|
Head of Programme
The LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme (CWSP), part of LSE IDEAS, is a programme for advanced study and research into the key political, social, intellectual, economic and military aspects of the Cold War, their historical origins, and their contemporary repercussions. »|
The Crisis of EU Enlargement: Ottawa Report Launch|
Wednesday 8 January 2014, 16:00-17:30
Senate Room, Robertson Hall, Carleton University, Ottawa
Speakers: Luc-André Brunet, David Long, Crina Viju, Piotr Dutkiewicz, Joan DeBardeleben
A new LSE IDEAS Special Report, The Crisis of EU Enlargement|, was launched on 26 November at a public debate on The Future of EU Enlargement|. This was preceded by a high-level conference on The Strategy of EU Enlargement|.
Inviting Europe to Reform China?|
Friday 13 December 2013, Cambridge University
Speakers: Professor Arne Westad, Sir Christopher Hum
Registration now open for "Inviting Europe to Reform China?"This conference will take place at Cambridge on 13 December and will include a keynote speech by Director of LSE IDEAS, Professor Arne Westad, and an evening speech by Sir Christopher Hum, former UK Ambassador to China. You can register for the conference here.
"The Cold War and John F. Kennedy" - New Cold War History Special Subject CollectionTo mark the 50th anniversary of the passing of President John F. Kennedy, the journal Cold War History has released a Special Subject Collection, bringing together the most important articles on JFK that have appeared in the journal. Cold War History has also released Special Subject Collections on China, Germany, and Latin America. All the collections can be accessed here.
Call for Papers: "Latin America and Europe during the Cold War"We are pleased to announce a call for papers for a symposium on "Latin America and Europe during the Cold War" due to take place next year at AHILA's conference in Berlin, 9-13 September 2014. This symposium will examine the relations between Latin America, the Soviet bloc and Western Europe during the Cold War. This symposium will place special emphasis on papers that draw on newly available documents and research that shed light on the history of ideas, the people who travelled between these regions, the type of communication they established and the mutual influences that developed between Europe and Latin America. Those interested in taking part in this symposium should send a 1 page proposal and a brief academic CV to the coordinators of the symposium: Dr Tanya Harmer (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr Fernando Purcell (email@example.com) by 1 December 2013.
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