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The LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme (CWSP), part of LSE IDEAS, is the leading programme in Europe 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. »|


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God Save the Community: Greece's Entry into the EEC|

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 6.30-8.00pm, Room 9.04, Tower Two
Speaker: Dr Eirini Karamouzi; Discussant: Dr Piers Ludlow; Chair: Professor Michael Cox



25 Years After the End of the Cold War: Its Legacy in a New World Order|

Monday 27 October 2014, 6.30-8.00pm, New Theatre, East Building
Speakers: Professor Beatrice Heuser, Dr Andrew Monaghan, Professor Vladislav Zubok; Chair: Professor Michael Cox


The End of the Cold War - 25 Years On|

The journal Cold War History| has gathered its best articles on the end of the Cold War and produced a Special Subject Collection with a new introduction by LSE IDEAS Founding Co-Director Professor Michael Cox. The entire Collection can be read online for free.



New LSE-Sciences Po Seminar in Contemporary International History
The Cold War Studies Programme, in cooperation with the LSE Department of International History and the Centre d'Histoire de Sciences Po, has launched a new joint seminar on contemporary international history.

Call for Papers: Spring History Symposium, University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong, Department of History, is pleased to announce its sixth Spring History Symposium. This symposium is being organised as an opportunity for research postgraduate students working on historical topics in all Hong Kong universities and universities abroad to share their ideas and learn from fellow postgraduates. Most presentations will be arranged in panels of three papers and each paper will be a maximum of twenty minutes in length, followed by a brief question and answer period. The symposium will be conducted in English. Proposals must be submitted by 31 March 2014. The Symposium will be held on 8 May 2014.

The End of the Cold War – 25 Years On: A New Cold War History Special Subject Collection
To mark the 25th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, the journal Cold War History has issued a Special Subject Collection gathering the best articles published in the journal on the topic, with a new introduction by IDEAS Founding Co-Director Professor Michael Cox. The entire Collection can be read online here.

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