The Berlin Center for Cold War Studies

In March 2015 the Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg | Berlin Center for Cold War Studies began its work. The Center is a joint project of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, the Institute of Contemporary History Munich-Berlin, the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and the Humboldt University Berlin. More

Cold War Portal

A world map of Cold War cultural and research instititutions

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Research Agenda

"Grenzen des Kalten Krieges | Compromising the Cold War" - this leitmotif reflects the research focus of the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies. More


Negotiating the Sino-Soviet border (1960-1991)
For decades, thousands of kilometers of land separated the two arguably most powerful nations in Eurasia – the Soviet Union and China. Contested border territories remained a stumbling stone in the bilateral relations for years. By Alsu Tagirova.


The Podcast Library contains audio streams of the Center's lectures, discussions and public events.


Berlin Center for Cold War Studies
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D-10623 Berlin
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