Public Lecture Series: New Research on the Cold War

In this joint public lecture series with the Humboldt University of Berlin, renowned international historians present their findings to an interested public. Fields and topics include military and diplomatic history, the history of emotions, social movements and "counter-experts", the history of knowledge and science, and cultures of memory. A number of these lectures are in English. Please refer to the more detailed program below for further information.

Location: Room 1072, Main Building, Humboldt University of Berlin | Unter den Linden 6 | 10117 Berlin.

The lectures begin at 6pm sharp. Admission is free, no registration necessary.

Rivalisierende Halbgeschwister: Die Afro-Asiatische Bewegung und die Blockfreien
Lorenz Lüthi (McGill University)

American Diplomacy and the End of the Cold War*
Robert Hutchings (University of Texas, Austin)

Vertrauen, Krise und Konflikt: Der KSZE-Prozess und das Kriegsrecht in Polen 1981
Agnes Bresselau von Bressensdorf (Institut für Zeitgeschichte München - Berlin)

The Vulnerable Titan:  Fear, Threats, and the Making of American Foreign Policy during the Cold War*
Robert MacMahon (Ohio State University)

The Martial Muses: Roberta and Albert Wohlstetter and the Cold World They Made Together*
Ron Robin (New York University)

“If deterrence fails …”: Internationale Friedensbewegungen und der Kampf um die Deutungshoheit im Kalten Krieg
Philipp Gassert (Universität Mannheim)

Cold War Road Trip. Destinations: Washington, DC – The American West – Outpost Berlin*
Keith R. Allen (Universität Gießen)

* Lecture is in English.


Dr. Bettina Greiner
Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg | Berlin Center for Cold War Studies
Knesebeckstraße 83
10623 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0)30  555740990

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