Symposium on the End of WWII and the Start of the Cold War in Europe

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This is a three day virtual event focused on the transition period from the end of World War II to the beginnings of the Cold War.

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October 12-14, 2020
12pm to 2pm Each Day
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October 12th

  • The State of World War II in Europe as of Early June 1944
    • Dr. John Morrow, Franklin Professor of History Department of History, University of Georgia
  • The Western Fronts, June 1944 to May 1945
    • Col. William Woodcock, USAF (ret.) History Department, Auburn University
  • The Eastern Front from Operation Bagration to Potsdam
    • Dr. Seymour Goodman, Regents Professor Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Panel Moderator: Dr. Seymour Goodman

October 13th

  • Europe in Chaos, 1945 – 1947
    • Dr. Vicki Birchfield, Professor Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology & Georgia Tech Lorraine
    • Dr. Claire Greenstein, Assistant Professor Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • The New Political/Institutional Geography, 1945 – 1950
    • Dr. Katja Weber, Professor Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Early Cold War Operational Modes, 1947 – 1950
    • Gen. Philip Breedlove, USAF (ret.), Distinguished Professor Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Panel Moderator: Dr. Alasdair Young, Professor and Neal Family Chair Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology

October 14th

  • The Evolution of Deployed Technologies, 1944-1950
    • Gen. Philip Breedlove, USAF (ret.)
    • Dr. Seymour Goodman
    • Dr. John Morrow
    • Panel Moderator: Dr. Seymour Goodman

For more information, please contact Chris McDermott at chris.mcdermott@gatech.edu

Sponsored by: Sam Nunn School of International Affairs; Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy; Center for European and Transatlantic Studies; Atlanta Council on International Relations; Colonel Leslie Callahan Memorial Fund

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