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People Power and the End of the Cold War

Global Policy public lecture

Was the end of the Cold War a victory for power politics, or for people power? Twenty years after the opening of the Berlin Wall, debate continues about what factors sealed the fate of the Soviet system in eastern and central Europe, and eventually in the Soviet Union itself. Non-violent popular movements -- especially in Poland, East Germany and Czechoslovakia -- played a significant part in the events. How did they relate to other forms of power, and what was their effect on the shaping of the post-Cold War world?


Professor Sir Adam Roberts | talks | www
Professor Mary Kaldor | talks


Date and Time:

16 November 2009 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Sheikh Zayed Theatre, London School of Economics
New Academic Building
Lincoln's Inn Fields

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Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
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