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Friday, October 3, 2014

A Broken Promise? What the West Told Moscow About NATO Expansion in 1990

Lecture | October 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall


Mary Sarotte, Dean’s Professor of History and Professor of International Relations and History, University of Southern California

Institute of International Studies, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)


Mary Sarotte is a Professor of History and International Relations at the University of Southern California and is currently a Visiting Professor in both the Government and History Departments at Harvard. She is working on a study of the end of the Cold War, titled THE COLLAPSE: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall, which will publish in October 2014. Her book, 1989: The Struggle to Create...   More >


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Thursday, October 16, 2014

War in East Asia? (CANCELED)

Lecture | October 16 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Canceled


Steven Vogel, Political Science, UC Berkeley

Ian Buruma, Human Rights Program, Bard College

Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Center for Japanese Studies (CJS), Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Institute of International Studies


The talk will be about the rising tensions between China, Korea, and Japan. Can these be explained through unhealed historical wounds? Or are politics at work? If so, what are they? I will go into the historical and political backgrounds of the tensions in all three countries, as well as the vital role of the US, and without trying to predict the future, reflect on where potential conflicts might...   More >