New York University's Center for the United States and the Cold War invites scholars to submit proposals to present at the Center's seminar series. The Cold War seminar is a venue for works in progress. It is interdisciplinary and international in scope. All papers are pre-circulated.
We are interested in projects that explore the ways in which the ideological and geopolitical conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States that began in 1917 and affected politics, culture, and society throughout the world. Proposals that focus on the impact of the Cold War on political economy, the national security state, civil rights, civil liberties, labor relations, and gender relations are welcomed, as are projects that that see the central issue as U.S., Soviet, and European response to revolutionary nationalism and decolonization.
The Center is a joint project of Faculty of Arts and Science and the Tamiment Library, a special collection at NYU documenting the history of Labor and the Left ([url]http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/tam/index.html[/url]).
The Center will reimburse presenters' expenses. It offers a modest honorarium.
Please submit a one-page abstract and current cv. by August 1 to Marilyn Young ([mailto]Marilyn.Young@nyu.edu[/mailto]) and Michael Nash ([mailto]Michael.Nash@nyu.edu[/mailto]), Center for the United Statesand the Cold War, Tamiment Library, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y.10012.
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