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Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 18:21:03 -0400
From: Istvan Deak <id1@columbia.edu>
     mira znayenko <znayenko@andromeda.rutgers.edu>,
Subject: konferencia program

Interesting conference, maybe you'll want to attend,

Istvan

                                         1956 and Its Impact on the Soviet Bloc
  2-3 November 2006Sponsored by Columbia University's

East Central European Center

Harriman Institute

  and the

Institute for the Study of Europe

Thursday, November 2           1501 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th St., NYC



9 am. - 10:15                           Welcome by Volker Berghahn and Donald Blinken

                                                 Keynote Lecture by Charles Gati (Nitze School of Advanced International

                                                                           Studies, Johns Hopkins University


The Cold War In Europe and the 1956 Hungarian Revolt10:15 am. -1 pm. 
Panel I:  The Secret Speech and its Impact in Russia

                                                 Chair:  Catharine 
Nepomnyashchy (Columbia University)

                                                 Presenters:     William Taubman (Amherst College)

                                                                           The Place of the Secret Speech in Khrushchev's Biography

                                                                         Pavel Litvinov (Friends of Memorial, Irvington,  NY)

                                                                           Khrushchev's Secret Speech and Dissent in the Soviet Union

                                                                         Robert Legvold (Columbia University)

                                                                           The Legacy of 1956 in Soviet Foreign Policy

                                                 Discussant:     Nina Khrushcheva (New School University)





2:30 - 5:30 pm.                       Panel II:          Events in Poland

                                                 Chair:              Zdzislaw Krasnodebski (Columbia University)

                                                 Presenters:     Pawel Machcewicz (Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun)

                                                                                  1956: Long Term Consequences For Poland

                                                                         Krzysztof Persak (Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw)

                                                                                  The Polish-Soviet Confrontation in 1956

                                                                         Andrzej Paczkowski (Institute of Political Studies, Warsaw)

                                                                                  1956: A Caesura for the Security Apparatus

                                                                         Mark Kramer (Harvard University)

                                                                           The Soviet Union and the 1956 Polish Crises

6:00 pm.                                  Feature Film: Freedom's Fury

                                                 Introduced by Ivan Sanders





Friday, November 3                1501 International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th St., NYC



9 am. - 12 noon                      Panel III:        Events in Hungary

                                                 Welcome:        Ambassador Gabor Horvath, Hungarian Consulate General, New York

                                                 Chair:              Charles Gati (Nitze School of Advanced International Studies,

                                                                             Johns Hopkins University)

                                                 Presenters:     Csaba Békés (1956 Institute, Budapest)

                                                                                   Illusions And Reality: Did The Hungarian Revolution Have A Chance?

                                                                         László Borhi (1956 Institute, Budapest)                                                                                                                      The USA and Hungary In 1956

                                                                               Attila Pok (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest)

                                                                                  What Were They Up To?  Historical and Political Controversies

                                                                            about the Origins and Program of the Hungarian Revolution

                                                 Discussant:     István Deák (Columbia University)





2 - 4 pm.                                 Concluding Remarks and Discussion

                                                 Chair:              John S. Micgiel (Columbia University)

                                                                         Robert Jervis (Columbia University)



Concurrent exhibits:              The Institute of National Remembrance, Warsaw

prepared by:                           The 1956 Institute, Budapest



This conference was made possible by the generosity of the Semper Polonia Foundation (Warsaw), the Kosciuszko Foundation (New York), the Bito Fund of the East Central European Center, and the Harriman Institute.

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