Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Conference on UNESCO and the Cold War

A conference on UNESCO’s links with the Cold War, organized by the International Scientific Committee for the UNESCO History Project, will be hosted by the Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCAS), University of Heidelberg, (Germany) on 4-5 March 2010.

The Symposium, which is part of a cycle of conferences on the history of UNESCO, will address a number of issues, such as the influence of the Cold War on UNESCO, and the role the Organization was able to play in easing tensions between the two opposing blocs.

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Among participants in the meeting are:
  • Leland Conley Barrows, Professor, Voorhees College, United States
  • Christian Ostermann, Director, Cold War International History Project (CWIHP), United States
  • Jacob Darwin Hamblin, Department of History, Oregon State University, United States

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