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Contemporary History | Berlin and the Cold War, Oct. 1 and 2
The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute hosts a virtual international symposium on "Berlin and the Cold War" on Oct. 1 and 2.
The symposium will address questions of strategies and alliances and is free and open to the general public.
The conveners are Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer, professor of History and director of the Contemporary History Institute, and Dr. Seth Givens, historian at the United States Marine Corps History Division at Quantico, Va. Givens earned a Ph.D. in history from Ohio University College of Arts & Sciences in 2018 and was the 2014-15 Baker Peace Fellow.
External sponsors include the Checkpoint Charlie Foundation and the German Foreign Office, with support from the Allied Museum in Berlin.
Friday, Oct. 1 Schedule
1 – 1:30 p.m. Welcome and opening remarks
1:30 – 3 p.m. Postwar to Cold War (1945-1957)
Saturday, Oct. 2 Schedule
10 – 11:30 a.m. Crises (1958-1971)
1:30 – 3 p.m. Beyond the Cold War in Berlin (1972-1990s)
3 – 3:30 p.m. Concluding remarks
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