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The Aleksanteri Institute functions as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities.

The economic enshrining of de-escalation in Europe established the framework for the subsequent summit diplomacy of Reagan and Gorbachev and contributed immensely to the demise of the Communist system. By Stephan Kieninger.

The Institute for Contemporary History (Ústav pro soudobé dějiny AV ČR - USD) is one of the research establishments of the Czech Academy of Sciences.

The Center for Cold War International History Studies at East China Normal University (ECNU) was founded in 2001.

By the mid 1960s, both the American and the West German governments were eager to foster liberalizing changes in Eastern Europe through an expansion of East-West communication. The assumption was that Communist rulers were prepared to open up their systems gradually for freer movement of people, information and ideas provided that they were granted international security.

The History Department at the Bar-Ilan University offers history courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Jan Hansen’s intention is "to ‘historicize’ the debate over rearmament and previous research on it." He endeavors to achieve this by taking an "alien perspective." Both are done with great success, as Karsten D. Voigt emphasized on the occasion of a book presentation hosted by the Willy-Brandt-Foundation on June, 2nd.

What really happened in the days leading up to the decision to destroy Hiroshima and Nagasaki may never be known. But there is considerable evidence that diplomatic reasons concerning the Soviet Union — not military reasons concerning Japan — may have been important in the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan in August, 1945. By Gar Alperovitz.

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The History Department at the University of Exeter is at the forefront of many areas of historical research.

In mid-March, 1985, the youngest member of the Soviet Politburo, Mikhail Gorbachev, was elected General Secretary. In retrospect this date seems to us like one of the turning points in the history of the Cold War. Yet, how did contemporaries view Gorbachev? Historian Ilse Dorothee Pautsch, head of the team editing the foreign policy records of the German Federal Republic, consults newly declassified records for an answer.

Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive based at the George Washington University in Washington D.C.

The Center was established in December 1998, as the first scholarly institution founded as a non-profit organization in East Central Europe.

The Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of i

The Institute of Contemporary History Munich – Berlin (IfZ) is one of the largest non-university historical research institutes in Germany.

Harvard University is a large research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

The Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS) is an operating foundation which was established in 1984 by Jan Philipp Reemtsma. Since 2015, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Knöbl is the director of Institute.

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