Kristian Gustafson – Nixon, Kissinger, the CIA, and Chile

…………….…………….. 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 Christian Gustafson (Brunel University) – Nixon, Kissinger, the CIA, and Chile The Nixon presidency remains one of the most controversial in US history. In terms of the …

John Prados – Whither Covert Operations?

…………….…………….. 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 John Prados (National Security Archive) – Whither Covert Operations? John Prados revisits conclusions drawn in previous studies regarding the efficacy and utility of covert operations methods and reviews …

Randall B. Woods – William E. Colby and the CIA

…………….…………….. 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 Randall B. Woods (University of Arkansas) – William E. Colby and the CIA During his tenure as DCI Bill Colby was introduced to Leonid Brezhnev. To the …

David Ryan – Mining Nicaragua’s Harbours and Undermining CIA Recovery

…………….…………….. 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 Ryan (University College, Cork) – Mining Nicaragua’s Harbours and Undermining CIA Recovery In 1984 the CIA and their UCLAs or unilaterally controlled Latino assets mined the …

Amira Bennison – The city as a site of power in the Islamic West: The Alhambra (Madīnatal-Ḥamrā’) of the Nasrids and New Fes (Madīnat al-Bayḍā’)

Event Date: 29 & 30 April 2011 The Latimer Room Clare College, Cambridge   Department of Spanish and Portuguese Modern & Medieval Languages Present: Norman MacColl Symposium Easter Term 2011 Sites of Power: The City of Granada as Cultural Icon Dr Amira Bennison (University of Cambridge): The city as a site of power in the Islamic West: The Alhambra (Madīnatal-Ḥamrā’) …

Maria Ryan – 'Wilful Blindness or Blissful Ignorance? The United States and the Successful Denuclearisation of Iraq

…………….…………….. 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 Maria Ryan (University of Nottingham) – Wilful Blindness or Blissful Ignorance? The United States and the Successful Denuclearisation of Iraq This paper focuses on the most successful …

Stephen Marrin – The CIA’s analysis in the post-Cold War World

…………….…………….. 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 Stephen Marrin (Brunel University) – The CIA’s analysis in the post-Cold War World Since the end of the Cold War, CIA analysts have incorporated new technologies and …

David Robarge – CIA Covert Action and Democracy

…………….…………….. 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) – CIA Covert Action and Democracy Covert action in all its forms—political action, propaganda, economic disruption, paramilitary support …

John Hollister Hedley – The CIA and the review of publications by CIA authors

…………….…………….. 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 John Hollister Hedley (former chairman of CIA Publications Review Board) – The CIA and the review of publications by CIA authors Notwithstanding suspicion that CIA could use pre-publication …

Len Scott – The CIA and the Cuban Missile Crisis

…………….…………….. 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 Len Scott (Aberystwyth University) – The CIA and the Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban missile crisis is one of the mostly intensely studied events of the twentieth …