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US Cold War Diplomacy in a Hostile Environment: From Indochina to Iran

27 January 2020, 6:30 pm–8:00 pm

US Cold War Diplomacy - from Indochina to Iran

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All

Availability

Yes

Cost

Free

Organiser

UCL Institute of the Americas

Location

Lecture room 103
UCL Institute of the Americas
51 Gordon Square
London
WC1H 0PN

The UCL Institute of the Americas US Foreign Policy and National Security Seminar series is a new seminar series that will be running throughout the year at the Institute's premises in central London. The objective of the series is to engender discussion and debate with both students and the wider public, regarding a broad mix of both contemporary and historical US Foreign Policy and National Security issues.  The programme will encompass a series of panels and roundtable discussions, by leading scholars in the field.

Our first event of the New Year will take place on 27th January, 2020, at the UCL Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PN, and will discuss the role of US public diplomacy in Indochina and Iran, during the Early Cold War, with papers delivered by Dr Alex Ferguson (Southampton) and Dr Darius Wainwright (LSE).

About the Speakers

Dr Alex Ferguson, Teaching Fellow in Modern American History at the University of Southampton:

“Press Management and U.S. Support for France in Indochina, 1950-54.”

Dr Darius Wainwright, Guest Teacher, Department of International History, London School of Economics:

"From Culture to Sport and Back Again: U.S. Public Diplomacy in Iran, 1953-1958."