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LSE-Sciences Po International History Seminar


The Cold War Studies Project at LSE IDEAS, the Department of International History at LSE, and the Centre d’histoire de Sciences Po in Paris co-organise the joint LSE-Sciences Po Seminar in Contemporary International History (HY510).

The seminar welcomes presentations on any aspect of contemporary international history, with a focus on the Cold War.

Programme 2019-2020

25/09/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
An Uneasy Triangle: Ceausescu, the Colonels and the Greek Left (1967-1974)’
23/10/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Unavoidable Accommodation? The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' in the Cold War
20/11/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
The Myth of the “Afghan Trap”: Zbigniew Brzezinski, the Carter Administration, and the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
11/12/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Polish Socialist Elites and the Electronic Giants in the 1970s: Cold War Politics or Ordinary Business?

Programme 2018-2019

24/10/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
An “Exceedingly Delicate and Extraordinarily Difficult Undertaking”: Cold War Diplomacy and China’s Reintegration into Globalised Science, 1966–1978
28/11/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
Black Internationalism and the Cold War: A. Philip Randolph and the Politics of Anti-colonialism, Antifascism, & Anti-communism
12/12/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
State of Emergency, Citizens and Foreigners: Legacies of WWI in the Interwar Period
30/01/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Lori Maguire (Paris 8): The British and French Consulates in Hanoi, 1954-1964
20/02/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
 Douglas Rossinow (Univ. of Oslo) : Promised Land: The Worlds of Americain Zionism, 1948-1995
27/03/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Saverio Giovacchini (Univ. of Maryland, College Park) : Bernardo Bertolucci's "Last Tango in Paris." The Political and Cultural Economy of a Film Text
24/04/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Raphaëlle Khan (IRSEM, Paris): Revisiting India's handling of the contested case of sovereignty in Goa, 1947-1961
22/05/2019 - 17:00 Séminaires
Naoko Shimazu (Yale-NUS, Singapore): TBA

Programme 2017-2018

25/10/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
From Keynes to Carr: The Twenty Year's Crisis Revisited Speaker: Prof. Michael Cox (LSE)
08/11/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Forging Europe: Vichy France and the Origins of the European Community Speaker: Dr Luc-André Brunet (LSE & Open University)
29/11/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Soviet Central Asia and the Global Cold War Speaker: Prof. Artemy Kalinovsky (Amsterdam)
06/12/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Madagascar 1947: An Insurrection into Perspective Speaker: Prof. Guillaume Piketty (Sciences Po, CHSP) Videoconference from London
11/01/2018 - 12:00 Séminaires
Jeremy Adelman (Princeton), Narrating Global Capitalism: Political Economy, Global History, or World Orders?
21/02/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
Alexandre Dab (LSE), The European Community’s diplomatic initiative in the Middle East
21/03/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
Ramin Nassehi (King’s College London), Pahlavi regime and the Cold War development doctrines: thinking globally about Iran’s economic miracle in the 1960s  
18/04/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
Kaeten Mistry (East Anglia), Anti-American Americans and the Dilemma of Exile in Europe: A Transnational History of U.S. National Security Whistleblowing’
02/05/2018 - 17:00 Séminaires
Date et titre à confirmer May (date TBD), Naoko Shimazu (National University of Singapore), Title TBA  

Programme 2016-2017

12/10/2016 - 17:00 Séminaires
Kristina SPOHR (LSE) discusses her last book - The Global Chancellor, Helmut Schmidt and the Reshaping of the International Order (Oxford UP, 2016) - with Mario DEL PERO (Sciences Po) and Eric...
09/11/2016 - 17:00 Séminaires
Robert BRIER (LSE), Rethinking the “Anti-totalitarian Moment”: The 1970s, Human Rights, and the Intellectual History of the Late Cold War
30/11/2016 - 17:00 Séminaires
Rui LOPES (Nova Universidade, Lisbon), Red Rocket and KGBeast: The end of the Cold War in DC Comics
01/03/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Bastian BOUWMAN (LSE), From ‘responsible society’ to ‘all rights for all people’: The World Council of Churches and human rights, 1948-1980
22/03/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Olivier BURTIN (Princeton), The American Legion and the Global Cold War [in English and French]
26/04/2017 - 17:00 Séminaires
Moshik TEMKIN (Harvard), The Past and Future of the Death Penalty in the United States in Transatlantic Perspective