CENFAD Colloquium: Audra Wolfe "Hearts, Minds, and Labs: Science as Cold War Cultural Diplomacy"

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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1114 W. Polett Walk Gladfelter Hall Room 914
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy, located in the History Department of Temple University, is proud to present “Hearts, Minds, and Labs: Science as Cold War Cultural Diplomacy”

Please join for a talk by Dr. Audra Wolfe. She will be speaking about her current research project, which considers the surprising role of science in Cold War soft diplomacy, from scientific exchanges and lecture tours to the CIA’s role in defining “scientific freedom.”

Audra J. Wolfe is a writer, editor, and historian based in Philadelphia. Her first book, Competing with the Soviets: Science, Technology, and the State in Cold War America, was published in 2012. Her research centers on the role of science in the Cold War, whether in the form of weapons or cultural diplomacy. The talk will take place on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 3:30 pm in the Weigley Room of Gladfelter Hall (9th floor, room 914).

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