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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.



Call for Papers: LSE-GWU-UCSB Graduate Conference on the Cold War
LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme of the London School of Economics and Political Science (CWSP), 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 2015 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, to take place at the London School of Economics from 30 April – 2 May 2015. We encourage submissions by graduate students working on any aspect of the Cold War, broadly defined. To be considered, each prospective participant should submit a two-page proposal and a brief academic CV (in Word or pdf format) to Luc-André Brunet at l.brunet@lse.ac.uk by 24 January 2015. Notification of acceptance will occur by 16 February. Successful applicants will be expected to e-mail their papers (no longer than 25 pages) by 17 March.

Dr Luc-André Brunet appointed Pinto Post-Doctoral Fellow at LSE IDEAS
Dr Luc-André Brunet has been appointed the new Pinto Post-Doctoral Fellow in Contemporary International History at LSE IDEAS for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Fellowship is awarded to a successful post-viva PhD student who has worked on a topic related Cold War history, broadly conceived, and is aimed at supporting post-doctoral candidates prepare their thesis for publication.

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.

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