The materials for the Third Annual Cold War History Research Center

International Student Conference

at Corvinus University of Budapest


Panel 1 – East-Central-European affairs during the Cold War

Ferenc DÁVID (PTE): The Hungarian Intelligence and Counter Intelligence Structure in the Cold War era - Abstract

Roman KOZIEL (University College, London): The Rise of National Communism in Poland and Czechoslovakia 1945–1956 - Abstract

Tamás Péter BARANYI (ELTE): "Measured by the Millimeter" - Hungary and the Non-Proliferation Treaty - Abstract

Dóra Ilona VERESS (Corvinus): Opening the Austrian-Hungarian border on September 11, 1989 - Abstract


Panel 2 - Resisting Communism

Anikó FÜREDI (Corvinus): RFE in Hungary After 1956 and in the Sixties

Oskar MULEJ (CEU): Armed Anti-Communist Resistance in Slovenia 1945-50 - Abstract, Article

Iji O. SOLOMON (McDaniel College): The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and the Whims of Soviet Power- Abstract

Aniello VERDE (CEU): The decision-making of the Italian Communist Party in the context of the 1956 Hungarian crisis


Panel 3 - Transition in the former Soviet bloc

Susan COOPER (University College London): The rejection of Socialism in the Hungarian national narrative

Laura CSEKE (Corvinus): The Possibilities of Kazakh foreign policy at the end of the Cold War - Abstract

Marja LAHTINEN (University of Tampere): The regime transition in Czechoslovakia: Will the past experiences have an impact on the democratization process?

Roland PAPP (Corvinus): The independence of Estonia and the Russian speaking minority - Abstract, Atricle


Panel 4 - International Relations during the Cold War

Babak ARZANI (Azad University of Najaf Abad, Esfahan): The Iran-Iraq War: A Cold War Proxy War - Abstract, Article

Thomas KOLLMANN (University of Bristol): Nuclear Madness Revisited: What was special about the Brazil–West German Nuclear Accord of 1975? - Abstract, Article

Melinda KRAJCÁR (ELTE): The National Security Council and the Korean Decision - Abstract

Sabine TOPOLANSKY (Corvinus), Anett SZŰCS (Corvinus): Anglo–American relations during the beginning of the Cold war – the 1958 bilateral Mutual Defense Agreement - Abstract


Panel 5 - International Relations in the post-Cold War era

Victoria JONES (Clemson University): The Responsibility to Protect - Abstract

János KEMÉNY (Corvinus): Counterinsurgency in Contemporary Political Thought - Abstract

Dániel VÉKONY (Corvinus): The American role in the Soviet–Afghan war and its implications on global terrorism - Abstract







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