Cold War Working Group Events
Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Please join us for a workshop discussion of “Selling Self-Discovery: Constructing a Desire for Female Travel in Postwar Japan, 1960-1985," by Mika Thornburg, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB history department. See Events for more information.
Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: Please join us for a workshop discussion of "' A Competition in Brains' : Manpower Policy and the Political Economy of the Cold War, 1945-1962" by Neil Johnson, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB history deparment. See Events for more information.
Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 4-5:30 pm: The CWWG is partnering with the UCSB History Department to host "History Beyond the Academy: A Conversation." Join us for a panel discussion with recent graduates from UCSB’s Department of History to learn about their experiences working as historians beyond the Academy. Learn about work in academic administration, the non-profit sector and how to research and produce podcasts. The discussion will be moderated by CWWG co-founders, Addie Jensen and Mattie Webb. Click here for the Zoom link.
Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 2 to 4 pm: Please join us for the second meeting of the CWWG! We will read and discuss a dissertation chapter, "Beyond Desegregation: Waging a Battle Against Apartheid in the South African Workplace," by Mattie Webb, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB history department. You can access Mattie's chapter here.
Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 2-4 pm: Please join us for the inaugural meeting of the Cold War Working Group (CWWG)! We will read and discuss a dissertation chapter, "WITCHIEs, Chickies, and Donut Dollies: The Women's Rights Movement and American GIs," by Addie Jensen, a doctoral candidate in the UCSB History department. This workshop is part of a new CCWS initiative, the Cold War Working Group (CWWG), a collaborative, graduate student-led group designed to provide a supportive, welcoming environment for graduate students working on or around the Cold War and international history.