The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc
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The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc

The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc Köln, Department for Eastern European History, Aachener Str. 197-199 26.05.2016 – 28.05.2016 We are pleased to announce the program of this year’s workshop on ‘The Many Faces of Late Socialism. The Individual in the Eastern Bloc’ to be held at the University of Cologne ffrom May 26th through May 28th, 2016 The workshop presentations are passed on pre-circulated...

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CfP: Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War
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CfP: Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War

 Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War Conference venue: Canberra, ACT, Australia Period: 24th-26th August, 2016 Deadline for submitting abstracts: 1st May, 2016 Description of the Conference The Australian National University (ANU)’s Humanities Research Centre invites proposals for papers, panels and roundtables for its conference ‘Putin’s Russia in the Wake of the Cold War’. The conference will be held on the 24th-26th August,...

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CWIHP e-Dossier Series
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CWIHP e-Dossier Series

CWIHP e-Dossier Series Cold War International History Project “e-Dossiers” present new and important accessions to the CWIHP Digital Archive. New documents are added to the Digital Archive and introduced by leading scholars of Cold War history, who provide background and context for this new archival evidence. The views expressed in these introductions are the authors’ own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Cold War...

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The Maisky Diary: The Wartime Revelations of Stalin’s Man in London
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The Maisky Diary: The Wartime Revelations of Stalin’s Man in London

The Maisky Diary: The Wartime Revelations of Stalin’s Man in London Tue. Mar. 15 2016 4:00pm — 5:30pm 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center The terror and purges of Stalin’s Russia in the 1930s discouraged Soviet officials from putting pen to paper, let alone keeping personal diaries. A remarkable exception is the unique diary assiduously kept by Ivan Maisky, the Soviet ambassador to London between1932 and 1943. The rare diary shows how...

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La Russie
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La Russie

Jean Radvanyi Marlène Laruelle La Russie Entre peurs et défis La Russie fait peur. Un président américain n’hésita pas à parler de l’URSS comme d’un « empire du mal » et la crise ukrainienne a remis cette notion au goût du jour à propos, cette fois-ci, de la Russie. On parle du « pouvoir de nuisance » du pays alors que d’autres évoquent une « impuissance génétique » des Russes à la démocratie. La Russie de l’ère Poutine ne cesse...

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L’environnement à l’Est. Identités et territoires
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L’environnement à l’Est. Identités et territoires

L’environnement à l’Est. Identités et territoires 4 mars 2016 : Laurent Coumel (CERCEC, CNRS/EHESS), « La compétition Est-Ouest, instrument des tentatives d’éco-pouvoir en URSS : le cas des ressources en eau (années 1950-1980) » Discutant: Fabien Locher, CRH, CNRS/EHESS

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