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An Imaginary War? Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict during the Cold War

October 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

An Imaginary War? Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict during the Cold War

 

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Monday 17th October, 17.00-18.30pm, Jessop West (G.03)

Collective imaginations of nuclear warfare were a central battleground of the Cold War, fought through war-games and fictitious scenarios.

This panel debate explores the ‘imaginary Cold War’, from how specific media and national cultures created it to the implications for our understanding of the Cold War and the atomic bomb.

 

Speakers:

  • Eirini Karamouzi : Chair
  • Ann Sherif, Professor of Japanese, Oberlin College
  • Matthew Grant, Senior Lecturer in History, University of Essex – @mgrnt
  • Benjamin Ziemann, Professor of Modern German History, University of Sheffield

Event Information

This event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. If you have any questions please e-mail us here.

This event will be live-tweeted. Follow @CulturesColdWar  and join the debate on Twitter using #ImaginaryWar

 

 

 

This event will be recorded, with a podcast available on this page following the event.

Details

Date:
October 17, 2016
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm