Centre for Cold War Studies
On Friday the 26th of May 2006 the Centre for Cold War Studies was established at the University of Southern Denmark.
The background for the initiative was the desire to create an extensive network of Danish and international scholars, and on the basis of this to establish a setting where scholars and Ph.D.-students (historians, Slavonic specialists, German specialists, men of letters, cultural and social researchers) can work on their projects on a short or long-term basis.
In December of 2005 we made an application to the minister of research. Herein we argued for the establishment of a network or research centre, which could make use of the synergy between scholars, an open procedure of employment in line with the tradition of the universities, for independent research projects where the individual scholar should have the responsibility and for the interpretation that the centre should be a catalyst in the debate of this essential subject.