David Robarge – Recent CIA initiatives in the field

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Dr David Robarge (CIA Center for the Study of Intelligence) – Recent CIA initiatives in the field David Robarge is the chief historian of the Central Intelligence Agency …

Philip Davies – The CIA versus the NIE

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Dr Philip Davies (Brunel University) – The CIA versus the NIE One of the most common misunderstandings in intelligence literature is the common view that National Intelligence Estimates …

Matthew Aid – The CIA sigint programme and its relations with the NSA

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Dr Matthew Aid (National Security Archive) – The CIA sigint programme and its relations with the NSA Even before the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was created in 1947, …

Jason Harding – The CIA and Encounter magazine

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Dr Jason Harding (School of Advanced Study, University of London) – The CIA and Encounter magazine The CIA and Encounter magazine This paper examines the rise and fall …

Chris Pocock – The Black Bats: Covert Air Operations over China from Taiwan, 1951-1969

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Chris Pocock (author and defense editor) – The Black Bats: Covert Air Operations over China from Taiwan, 1951-1969 The history of CIA-sponsored intelligence flights flown over China by …

Wesley K. Wark – The CIA and Western Culture

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The CIA and Western Culture “The Popular Culture of Espionage: From the Great White Spy Chief to the End of Faction” Wesley Wark is a professor …

Kathryn Olmsted – The CIA and Conspiracy Theories

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Professor Kathryn Olmsted (UC Davis) – The CIA and Conspiracy Theories Conspiracists accuse the CIA of participating in every imaginable conspiracy, from assassination plots and mind control to alien …

Paul Maddrell – The CIA and the GDR in the Cold War

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Dr Paul Maddrell (Aberystwyth University) – The CIA and the GDR in the Cold War This paper uses the records of one division, Line IX, of the East …

Jonathan Haslam – Soviet counter-intelligence against US operations in Moscow

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Professor Jonathan Haslam (University of Cambridge) – Soviet counter-intelligence against US operations in Moscow The paper outlines the role of Soviet counter-intelligence (in this case the 2nd Main …

Hayden Peake – On the Origins of Cold War Counterintelligence in the United States

…………….…………….. Event Date: 29 April – 1 May 2011 East Midlands Conference Centre University of Nottingham   University Park Nottingham NG7 2RJ Landscapes of Secrecy: The CIA in History, Fiction and Memory Hayden Peake – On the Origins of Cold War Counterintelligence in the United States The paper examines the official treatment of 3 Soviet intelligence officers and one agent …