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Theorizing the Postcolonial Cold War

November 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm

The understanding of the Cold War has long focused on the experience of communities along the transatlantic horizon and on superpower interaction over this horizon. However, interests in the place of decolonizing societies in Cold War international politics have steadily been growing in recent years. As a result, diverging images of the Cold War exist today in different area studies, notably between the European studies and the Asian studies. The idea of the Cold War as an “imaginary war” or a “long peace,” which prevails in the European studies, for instance, contradicts the extremely violent experience of political bipolarization endured in much of Asia. Interested to learn more? Come to the talk!

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November 15, 2017
5:30 pm