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3:30 pm

O.A. Westad on The Cold War: A World History

September 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

In The Cold War: A New History, author Odd Arne Westad offers a new perspective on a century when great power rivalry and ideological battle transformed every corner of our globe. From Soweto to Hollywood, Hanoi, and Hamburg, young men and women felt they were fighting for the future of the world. The Cold War may … Continue reading O.A. Westad on The Cold War: A World History

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5:00 pm

Russian History Seminar of DC

September 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

September 8. Susan Morrissey, University of California, Irvine. “A ‘Thirst for Vengeance’: Terrorism and Emotion in Revolutionary Russia” co-chairs: Michael David-Fox (Georgetown) and Eric Lohr (American University)   All events take place Fridays 5-6:30 pm in ICC 662 on the Georgetown campus, unless otherwise noted.

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