Suvi Kansikas: Socialist Countries Face the European Community. Soviet Bloc Controversies over the East-West Trade

Suvi's book

My friend and former colleague from the University of Helsinki recently published her first author-book, based on her PhD thesis.

Socialist Countries Face the European Community. Soviet Bloc Controversies over the East-West Trade, Peter Lang Edition, 2014, 226 pages, ISBN: 978-3-631-64802-5 (print), E-ISBN: 978-3-653-03669-5 (e-book).

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Cold War Perceptions

My PhD thesis was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cold War Perceptions. Romania’s policy change towards the USSR, 1960-1964.

This book investigates Romania’s early 1960s change in policy towards the Soviet Union, focusing on two questions in particular: namely, what actually changed and why this change occurred. Continue reading

Crearea CAER văzută din arhivele românești

The creation of the CMEA as seen from the Romanian archives

(For English see below!) coverRecent am publicat în jurnalul Historical Research un articol intitiulat The creation of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance as seen from the Romanian archives. El dezvoltă o teză pe care am prezentat-o pentru prima data într-un articol publicat în 2012 în Journal of Cold War Studies, potrivit căreia România a fost unul dintre inițiatorii fondării CAER. Continue reading

Cold War perceptions: Romania’s policy change towards the USSR, 1960-1964

Elena Dragomir, Cold War Perceptions: Romania’s policy change towards the Soviet Union, 1960-1964, Helsinki University Printing House, Helsinki 2014

Dragomir_cover ISBN 978-952-10-9682-2 (paperback)

ISBN 978-952-10-9683-9 (PDF)

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This publication is copyrighted. You may download, display and print it for Your personal use. Commercial use is prohibited.   Continue reading

Romania in the the Agricultural Conference, 2-3 February 1960 – Now 50 free downloads

                                                       Versiunea în limba română este mai jos! 

With author eprints from Taylor & Francis Online I can share free online access to my Cold War History article’s version of record with up to 50 colleagues and friends.

Those who click on this link will be taken directly to the full-text version of my article:


Primii 50 de vizitatori care vor urma linkul de mai sus vor putea descărca gratuit ultimul meu articol publicat în Cold War History.