GRIGORE GAFENCU RESEARCH CENTER OF HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Grigore Gafencu (30 January 1892, Bârlad - 30 January 1957, Paris)

CENTRUL DE CERCETARE A ISTORIEI SI PATRIMONIULUI CULTURAL „GRIGORE GAFENCU”

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Papers Presented

2016

 No.  Conference name  Organizer(s)  Conference dates Paper title Author 
 1 Individuals sand Institutions in Europe and Eurasia, Maynooth, Irlanda Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies 6-8.05.2016 The Zionism and the Hebrew State in „Unirea” newspaper: imposing ideological truth through ”wooden language” Magdalena Ionescu
 2 From the Great War to Small Wars. 1918-1922 in Eastern Europe The Finnish Commission of Military History 14.06.2016 Re-defining Romanian Foreign and Security Policy 1918-1922 Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 3 Politică. Diploma?ie. Cultură 3.0 Biblioteca Judeţeană „Alexandru şi Aristia Aman”, Universitatea din Craiova ?i Academia Oamenilor de ?tiin?ă din România 1-4.06.2016 Reassesing the implications of Neue Ostpolitik in the Communist bloc Cezar-Ionut Stanciu 

2015

 No.  Conference name  Organizer(s)  Conference dates Paper title Author 
 1 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 From wary realism to daring utopism. Romania’s foreign policy viewed by the Finnish Embassy in Bucharest, 1939-1975 Kari Alenius - guest keynote speaker
 2 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 Romania and the emergence of Ostpolitik Cezar-Ionut Stanciu 
 3 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 Realism versus international liberalism in Romanian foreign policy: the outlook of Romanian envoys of the 1930s Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 4 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975

Valahia University of Targoviste

 

21-22.05.2015  The analyses of the Romanian envoys accredited to Fascist Italy: The case of Lugosianu Florina Sorescu
 5 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 The Propagandistic Discourse on International Image of the Leader. Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej’s Attendance at the 15th Session of the UN General Assembly (September 1960) Alexandra Toader, guest speaker
 6 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 The RWP’s 1964 ‘Declaration of Independence’ and the Valev Plan Elena Dragomir
 7 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 Marshal Ion Antonescu, A Realist Dictator? Costel Coroban
 8 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 United States perceptions about foreign policy options of Romania in the summer of 1940 Emanuel Plopeanu - guest speaker
 9 Utopia versus realism in Romania's foreign policy. From World War I to 1975 Valahia University of Targoviste 21-22.05.2015 Diplomacy and War. A Few Remarks on the Diplomatic Missions of Romania during WWII Adrian Vitalaru - guest speaker
 10. Sixth annual international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania. Historical memory, the politics of memory and cultural identity: Romania, Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea Region in comparison The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies & Ovidius University of Constanta & University of Oslo 22-23.05.2015 Changing faces of Janus: Norway in Romanian diplomatic reports from the 1920s to the 1960s Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 11. The Barents and the Baltic Sea region: contacts, influences and social change University of Oulu 10-11.12.2015  From Neutral to Belligerent: Romania and Finland and the Outbreak of the Barbarossa Campaign Silviu-Marian Miloiu

2014

 No.  Conference name  Organizer(s)  Conference dates  Paper title  Author 
 1.  The Centenary of the Great War International Conference University of Bucharest, The Romanian Scientific Society for Inderdisciplinary Research, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University, Museum of Vrancea, Dobrogea History and Civilisation Association 13-15.06.2014 Romanian-Finnish Interferences during The First World War Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 2.  Fifth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania: A piece of culture, a culture of peace, re-imaging European communities in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions  Valahia University of Targoviste, University of Agder, University of Oslo, Embassy of Lithuania in Romania, The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies, Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania 17-19.08.2014 The Nordic Way: Romanian Endeavours to Peace During the WWII Silviu-Marian Miloiu 
 3.  Fifth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania: A piece of culture, a culture of peace, re-imaging European communities in the North Sea, Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions  Valahia University of Targoviste, University of Agder, University of Oslo, Embassy of Lithuania in Romania, The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies, Peace Action Training and Research Institute of Romania 17-19.08.2014  Towards a New World Order. The Creation of the CMEA – Romania’s Involvement Elena Dragomir
 4.  An Enduring Diplomatic Relationship between Romania and the Kingdom of Norway  Embassy of Romania to the Kingdom of Norway, The National Library of Norway, Asocia?ia Româna pentru Studii Nordice oi Baltice  21.11.2014  Looking to the past: Romanian-Norwegian relations. A Romanian perspective  Ana-Maria Despa

2013

 No.  Conference name  Organizer(s)  Conference dates Paper title Author 
 1  Politica. Diploma?ie. Cultura 0.1 University of Craiova 10-13.04.2013  The Eastern Policy of Romania at crossroads: 1932-1934. Attitudes  and dilemmas  Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 2  Politica. Diploma?ie. Cultura 0.1 University of Craiova 10-13.04.2013  Socialist Unity Redefined: Ceauoescu and Tito versus Brezhnev Cezar-Ionut Stanciu 
 3  Fourth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania: Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black sea areas The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies & Ovidius University of Constanta 24-26.05.2013  Romania, the Border States and the Soviet proposals of Non-Aggression Pacts at the start of 1930s  Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 4  Fourth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania: Empire-building and Region-building in the Baltic, North and Black sea areas The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies & Ovidius University of Constanta  24-26.05.2013   World Communism and Party Autonomy. Romanian and Scandinavian Communists in Search for Reform Cezar-Ionut Stanciu  
 5  European Union and Black Sea Regions (ISI indexed conference)  „Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University of Bucharest   6-8.06.2013  Ideological and International Factors in the Development of a Romanian Discourse on European Security (1966-1969)  Cezar-Ionut Stanciu 
 6  European Union and Black Sea Regions (ISI indexed conference)  „Dimitrie Cantemir” Christian University of Bucharest   6-8.06.2013  Visits and Consequences. The Moscow Reactions towards the Romanian-American Opening from May-June 1964 and August 1969  Alexandru Grigoriu
 7  Empires and Nations from the 18th to the 20th century  Sapienza University of Rome, Italy  20-22.06.2013  The relationships between the Socialist Republic of Romania and the United Nations Organization from the perspective of minority rights  Magdalena Ionescu
 8  Empires and Nations from the 18th to the 20th century  Sapienza University of Rome, Italy  20-22.06.2013  The Italian ratification of the Treaty of Bessarabia on 28 October 1920 / 7 march 1927  Florina Sorescu
 9  Stalinizare oi destalinizare. Evolu?ii institu?ionale oi impact social, editia a VIII-a  Funda?ia Culturala „Negru-Voda” oi Institutul de Investigare a Crimelor Comunismului oi Memoria Exilului Românesc  4-7.07.2013  Reconstruc?ia diploma?iei româneoti în contextul destalinizarii  Cezar-Ionut Stanciu
 10.  The Second International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’  Euroacademia, Prague 15-16.11.2013  Communism and Social-Democracy in Search for a Common Vision of Europe  Cezar-Ionut Stanciu
 11.  The Second International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’  Euroacademia, Prague 15-16.11.2013   Imagining post-World War II East-Central Europe from the perspective of Romanian diplomacy  Silviu-Marian Miloiu

2012

 No.  Conference name  Organizer(s)  Conference dates Paper title Author 
 1  IARCEES Annual Conference, Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom  University College Cork, Ireland  4-5.05.2012  Romanian policy towards the Soviet Union at a crossroads (1932-1936) and Foreign Minister Nicolae Titulescu’s concept of accomplished idealism  Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 2  IARCEES Annual Conference, Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom  University College Cork, Ireland  4-5.05.2012  The Advent of National Interest:  Romanian Opposition to Soviet Plans for Communist Bloc Reform (1960-1964) Cezar-Ionut Stanciu 
 3  IARCEES Annual Conference, Russian-East European Relations: From Tsarism to Gazprom  University College Cork, Ireland  4-5.05.2012  Balancing with China against the USSR. Romania’s opposition to  CMEA integration, 1962-1963  Elena Dragomir
 4  Third International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies in Romania European networks: the Balkans, Scandinavia and the Baltic world in a time of economic and ideological crisis  The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies & Valahia University of Targoviste  25-27.05.2012  The failure of Nordic interwar right-wing movements from the perspective of Romanian diplomacy  Silviu-Marian Miloiu
 5  Third International Conference on Nordic and Baltic Studies in Romania European networks: the Balkans, Scandinavia and the Baltic world in a time of economic and ideological crisis  The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies & Valahia University of Targoviste   25-27.05.2012  The improvement of the Romanian-Finnish relations in the early 1960s as seen from Bucharest  Elena Dragomir
 6  Scrambling for Power: War and Political Transformation in the BALKANS in the 1940s  University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki & Network for the Study of Civil Wars, Greece  31.05-3.06.2012  The Romanian Discourse on Hungarian Minority from Romania in the Relationships between the People's Republic of Romanian and Hungarian People's Republic (1945-1956)  Magdalena Ionescu
 7  Scrambling for Power: War and Political Transformation in the BALKANS in the 1940s  University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki & Network for the Study of Civil Wars, Greece  31.05-3.06.2012  Constructing Romania’s Pro-Soviet State Security Strategy, 1944-1947  Elena Dragomir
 8  East-West Cultural Exchanges and the Cold War  University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland  14-16.06.2012  Cultural Instruments in the Policy of Autonomy  Cezar-Ionut Stanciu
 9  The 2012 RAAS – Fulbright Conference, Remapping Urban Spaces – American Challenges  The Association for American Studies in Romania & Ovidius University of Constanta  4-6.10.2012  Washington-London-Bucharest Relations during World War 2. Idealism vs. realism  Costel Coroban
 10.  From War to Eternal Peace. Good Neighbourhood Relations in the Balkans  University Hacetteppe and the Presidency of the Turkish Republic   4-7.10.2012  Good Friends in Bad Times. Romania and Yugoslavia challenging the Soviet domination of the Balkans and Eastern Europe 1966-1970  Cezar-Ionut Stanciu

2011

No. Conference name Organizer(s) Conference dates Paper title Author
1 On the Eastern Edge of the Baltic Sea III: Exercise of Power in the History of Finland and the Baltic Countries University of Oulu, Finland 1-2.12.2012 The language conflict in inter-war Finland: Romanian views Silviu-Marian Miloiu

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