Cold War Symposium Virtual Presentation – Dec. 14

Cold War Symposium composite image with the US and USSR flags in the background, NATO logo and Soviet Hammer and Sickle art over the background. "Cold War Symposium" text at the top over CGSC Foundation, Simons Center and KCAUSA logos.

You’re Invited!

The CGSC Foundation’s Simons Center invites the public to attend the first of three virtual presentations in the Cold War Symposium series Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The purpose of the Cold War Symposium is to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, to promote scholarship, and to recognize the contributions of those who participated in that global struggle, especially the United States and its allies in NATO. The completion of the symposium will result in publication of a book, edited by Dr. Mark Wilcox, CGSC associate professor, with chapters written by the panel experts.

The symposium kicked off with an overview presentation on Nov. 9 and is being followed up with virtual presentations in a three-part series.

This first virtual presentation is Part 1: Setting the Stage for the End of the Cold War. The presenters are:
• Tim Riley, Director and Chief Curator, America’s National Churchill Museum, Fulton, Mo. – Subject: Churchill’s Iron Curtin Speech
• Col. (Ret.) Jon House, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Military History, CGSC – Subject: Cold War Overview
• Robert Davis, Ph.D., Director, Goodpaster Scholars, School of Advanced Military Studies, CGSC – Subject: Conditions Leading to the Decline of the Soviet Union

Attendance is free. Virtual seating is limited so please register soon.

Download the invitation flyer.

For questions, contact Col. (Ret.) Bob Ulin at or 913-240-1495.

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