Historical figures from the Cold War era on the webpage for George Washington University Cold War GroupThe George Washington University Cold War Group (GWCW), the LSE IDEAS Cold War Studies Project (CWSP), and the Center for Cold War Studies (CCWS) of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) are pleased to announce their 2019 International Graduate Conference on the Cold War, to take place at the George Washington University from 2-4 May 2019. The deadline for submitting paper proposals is January 8, 2019. 

  1. May 2, 2019 - 8:00am to May 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

Film poster for 1968: The Year That Shaped A GenerationThis documentary film reconstructs the momentous upheavals of 1968—the year protests erupted throughout the United States and in cities across the globe; the year Martin Luther King Jr. and Bobby Kennedy were murdered; the year repressive forces seemed to triumph. But it was also the year in which seeds of a more hopeful future were planted. The film combines personal interviews and archival footage to recreate the events that made 1968: The Year that Shaped a Generation.

  1. November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Newsmen stand atop car filming a building on fire while crowds look on.The Carsey-Wolf Center convenes a symposium on 20th-century newsfilm, bringing together many of the nation's leading newsfilm scholars and archivists.

  1. October 25, 2018 - 4:30pm to October 27, 2018 - 12:15pm

Charles Delgadillo speaks at UCSB about William Allen WhiteCharles Delgadillo traces the trajectory of William Allen White as one of the founding fathers of liberal Republican internationalism in the first half of the twentieth century. 

  1. October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Kelly Shannon argues that since the late 1970s, the issue of women’s human rights in Islamic societies has become increasingly important to U.S. foreign policy. Her analysis sheds new light on U.S. identity and policy creation and alters the standard narratives of the U.S. relationship with the Muslim world.

  1. May 9, 2018

this is a picture of Nate CitinoProf. Nathan J. Citino of Rice University discusses his new book, Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab Relations, 1945–1967, which book explores how Americans and Arabs—of all political stripes—disputed the meaning of modernization within a shared set of Cold War-era concepts.

  1. April 27, 2018

this is an image of the henley gate to UCSB. It sits atop of the hill overlooking the ocean The UCSB Center for Cold War Studies and International History is holding its 2018 Graduate Student Symposium on Friday, April 13 in HSSB 4020. Please take a look at the conference program, which includes three panels of new and exciting work done by UCSB graduate students on Cold War and international topics. The event is open to the public, and we encourage any interested students to attend. 

  1. April 13, 2018

This is an image of the UCSB campus from the aerial view. It is surrounded by the ocean. UCSB's Center for Cold War Studies and International History (CCWS) is happy to announce a call for papers and commentators for our graduate student symposium, to be held at UCSB on Friday, April 13, 2018. We encourage paper submissions by UCSB graduate students working on any aspect of the Cold War, broadly defined, or on related topics in international history or contemporary international affairs.

  1. April 13, 2018

This is a building of LSE, the London School of Economics, and its logo.The deadline for submitting paper proposals is January 8, 2018. The 2018 International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War, an annual event that UCSB's Center for Cold War Studies and International History (CCWS) cosponsors along with two affiliated Cold War centers at George Washington University (GWU) and the London School of Economics (LSE), will be held at LSE May 3-5, 2018.

  1. January 8, 2018 - 10:45pm