The Cold War Studies Centre is now the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme (CWSP), part of LSE IDEAS, a centre for the study of international affairs, diplomacy and grand strategy. CWSP 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 LSE Annual Fund has awarded the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme funding for a series of public lectures and seminars on the theme 'Crises and Legacies'. The focus will be on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
The End of the Cold War in Europe, 1945-1990
CWSP Head of Programme N. Piers Ludlow latest co-edited volume brings to the fore the reflections, programs, and strategies that were called into question the bipolar system and replace it with alternative approaches or concepts.
Institut d'histoire économique et sociale - IHES UNIL
Dans le cadre du projet financé par le Fonds national suisse de la recherche scientifique
(FNS) «La Suisse et la Guerre froide dans le Tiers-Monde. Le rôle politique et
économique suisse dans les principaux conflits armés et crises en Afrique subsaharienne
et au Moyen-Orient, 1973-1983», l’Institut d’histoire économique et sociale
(IHES) met au concours
deux postes de doctorant-e-s FNS
Votre candidature, contenant une lettre de motivation, votre CV, vos notes du Master si déjà
disponibles, un texte scientifique (extrait du mémoire de master, travail de séminaire,
publication éventuelle) et une lettre de recommandation, est à adresser par e-mail à :
Pour tout renseignement complémentaire, contactez Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl.
Délai de candidature :
15 mai 2013
Pinto PhD Fellow receives SHAFR International and Diversity Grant
Wes Ullrich, Pinto PhD Fellow at LSE IDEAS, has received a SHAFR International and Diversity Grant for his SHAFR conference panel, "New Perspectives on Development in the Third World and the Cold War in the 'Long' 1950s". Panel members include Wes Ullrich, Robert B. Rakove, and Vanni Pettina, with Robert McMahon chairing and comment by Mario Del Pero.
Call for Papers: The Role of the Neutrals and Non-Aligned in the Global Cold War, 1949-1989
This international conference aims at shedding new light on the role Neutrals and the countries of the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) played in the East-West conflict in the Third World, from the establishment of the People’s Republic in China to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The aim is to study and compare foreign policy choices made by the five neutral European countries and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and the decolonization process in the Southern hemisphere, as well as the ensuing national and international consequences. Brief proposals (350 words max.), accompanied by a short CV, should be sent to Sandra Bott (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1 June 2013. Conference language: English and French. The selected participants will be informed by 1 July 2013. Papers will be considered for a peer-reviewed publication.
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60 Years after the end of the Korean War
Monday 3 June 2013, 14:00-18:00, COL 2.01
Speakers: Dr. Robert Barnes, Aidan Foster-Carter, Professor Jim Hoare, Professor Heonik Kwon, Professor Hazel Smith
The Power of Radio and the Cold War
Wednesday 19 June, 18:00-20:00, LG.18, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Speakers: Professor Lord Peter Hennessy, Phil Tinline, Dr. Simona Tobia, Dr. Alban Webb