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May 2015

Cold War Europe and the Culture Wars

May 29, 2015 - May 30, 2015
Humanities Research Institute (HRI), 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Cold War Europe Programme Contacts Professor Adam Piette (English, Sheffield) a.piette@sheffield.ac.uk Fabienne Collignon (English, Sheffield) f.collingnon@sheffield.ac.uk Eirini Karamouzi (History, Sheffield) e.karamouzi@sheffield.ac.uk Erica Sheen (English, York) erica.sheen@york.ac.uk

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May 2016

Cold War Cities

May 27, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - May 28, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
The Diamond: Workroom 1, 32 Leavygreave Rd,
Sheffield , S3 7RD
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The Cold War coincided with, and generated, the transformation of cities across the globe. As cities became sites of protest, international encounters, and cold war cultural production, these developments were in turn shaped by the specific histories and spatial and cultural landscapes of the cities themselves. This workshop, organised by Cultures of the Cold War network and the Centre for the History of the City, brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from across the UK and beyond to explore…

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November 2016

Late Cold War Tandems: Solidarities and Anxieties of the 1980s

November 4, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Jessop Building 2.15 (Friday), The Diamond Lecture Theatre 2 (Friday), The Diamond Workroom 1 (Saturday), Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7RD United Kingdom + Google Map
Chernobyl. Photo taken by Stefan Krasowski 27.10.2013.

Chernobyl. Photo taken by Stefan Krasowski 27.10.2013. The purpose of this workshop is to explore the possibilities of 'tandem history' (Kate Brown) as a transnational approach in new research on the final decade of the Cold War. The period was marked not only by the renewal of superpower tensions, but also by new concerns that poorly fit the Cold War framework and which have remained with us since the collapse of the binary order. We will thus examine some of…

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