Nolan Discusses Impacts of 1954 CIA-Backed Military Coup in Guatemala
With the effects of the U.S.-backed 1954 military coup in Guatemala still felt today, host James Rogers and Professor Nolan explore what can be learned from this shocking moment in history.
Nolan Explores Impact of State Violence in El Salvador & Guatemala in Premier Álvarez Seminar
Professor Nolan detailed the nations’ struggle with state violence throughout the century and how U.S. fears of communism as well as subsequent funding for regional military governments contributed to the first large wave of emigrants from both countries, with many immigrating to the U.S.
Fewsmith Publishes “Forging Leninism in China“
Professor Fewsmith demonstrates how the Chinese Communist Party reshaped itself to become far more violent, more hierarchical, and more militarized during the Chinese revolution and ensuing CCP transformation from 1927 to 1934.
Lukes Publishes Op-Ed on Modern Leninists
“Lenin was not a mere mistake that history had corrected once and for all with the collapse of the Soviet Union. His modus operandi is evident in the actions of many contemporary politicians.”
Fewsmith Joins Oxford Panel on China’s Government
Professor Fewsmith discusses the rise of the Chinese Communist Party, how leaders in the party have garnered power throughout history, the divides in Chinese society, as well as the problems that plague the party today.
Heine Interviewed on China’s Communist Party
In his remarks, Ambassador Heine elaborated on China’s setbacks and achievements in the 72 years of CCP rule, as well as on the challenges ahead.
Ban: The Wake of Communism
The standard of living in countries that were part of the Eastern Bloc of the Soviet Union is wildly different. Cornel Ban unpacks the implications for global policy.