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Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War: A Transnational History of the Helsinki Network

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 9:00am
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How did human rights activists make this topic a key element of both late Cold War diplomacy and of détente? 

SHAFR member Sarah Snyder discusses this issue in a 2011 panel discussion held at the Woodrow Wilson Center. 

And, mark your calendars for December 8, as Snyder will be presenting on Human Rights Before Carter at the SHAFR-supported Washington History Seminar series.

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Late Cold War: 1961-1991