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The Revolutions of 1989: A Handbook

When Mar 15, 2016
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
Where The Plumb Auditorium: Christ’s College
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On 15 March 2016, Christ's College and the Forum on Geopolitics are delighted to welcome to Cambridge three distinguished professors from the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences: Wolfgang Müller, Michael Gehler and Arnold Suppan, who will present their new book on the 1989 revolutions which ended the Cold War.

The Revolutions of 1989: A Handbook

The book which the three professors have edited contains a series of in-depth studies by leading scholars on many aspects of the tumultuous events of 1989, based on hitherto unavailable documents in the Soviet diplomatic archives. The book analyses in detail the diplomatic reactions of the super-powers and the aftermath of the revolutions especially with regard to 'archival transformation' and 'societal evolution'.

The book also contains penetrating essays on 'Mrs Thatcher and the German Unification debate' and 'U.S. Strategic Planning'.

Moderator: Richard Bassett (Christ's) Former Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent of The Times 1982-91.
Venue: The Plumb Auditorium: Christ's College
Time: 5:30pm--7:00pm
Date: March 15th 2016

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