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Washington History Seminar 4/28: James Graham Wilson on "The Triumph of Improvisation"

Dear Colleagues,  The National History Center is pleased to announce that James Graham Wilson will be speaking at the next Washington History Seminar on Monday, April 28.  Would you please circulate this announcement to anyone who might be interested?

In this presentation to the Seminar based on his book, The Triumph of Improvisation, Wilson takes a long view of the end of the Cold War, from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan to Operation Desert Storm. Wilson argues that adaptation, improvisation, and engagement by individuals in positions of power ended the specter of a nuclear holocaust. Eschewing the notion of a coherent grand strategy to end the Cold War, Wilson illuminates how leaders made choices and reacted to events they did not foresee.

Introducing Your New Editor: Dr. Bill Brantley

Hello everyone. My name is Bill Brantley, and I am glad to be the new editor for H-Democracy. I look forward to serving you. So, please ask for me help and suggest new ideas for improving this community.

I am also looking for volunteers who would also like to be assistant editors. Especially needed is a Books Review Editor. Please contact me if you are interested.

Thank you for this opportunity and your contributions to H-Democracy.

Dr. Bill Brantley - http://about.me/bbrantley

      

Invitation to Political Community inter-disciplinary workshop at CISRUL, U Aberdeen, 24-25 June 2014

Invitation to workshop

POLITICAL COMMUNITY: AUTHORITY IN THE NAME OF COMMUNITY

Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Tuesday 24-Wednesday 25 June 2014

Academic coordinator: Trevor Stack (t.stack@abdn.ac.uk)

Workshop administrator: Claire Wojciechowski (claire.wojciechowski@abdn.ac.uk)

Website: http://wp.me/PASsb-45