project . 2019 - 2022 . On going

coldbihot

Cold Books in Hot Lands: Winning and Losing of Hearts and Minds in the Middle East
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 845798 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2018
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-CAR Overall Budget: 281,359 EURFunder Contribution: 281,359 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 May 2019
    End Date
    30 Apr 2022
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
COLDBIHOT is an interdisciplinary and historical research project that explores the connection between Stalin’s death, the US-backed coup in Iran, and the opening of a US-sponsored publishing house (Franklin Publications) in Cairo in 1953. After Stalin died the American “battle of ideas” with the spread of communism entered a new phase. Key to this “cultural Cold War” was the use of various channels to spread (pro-US) liberal ideas around the world. Franklin was founded to support the translation of American books into the languages of developing countries. Franklin’s record was extensive: it operated for 27 years in 12 countries, publishing 3000 books. However,...
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Description
COLDBIHOT is an interdisciplinary and historical research project that explores the connection between Stalin’s death, the US-backed coup in Iran, and the opening of a US-sponsored publishing house (Franklin Publications) in Cairo in 1953. After Stalin died the American “battle of ideas” with the spread of communism entered a new phase. Key to this “cultural Cold War” was the use of various channels to spread (pro-US) liberal ideas around the world. Franklin was founded to support the translation of American books into the languages of developing countries. Franklin’s record was extensive: it operated for 27 years in 12 countries, publishing 3000 books. However,...
Link existing DMPs with this project or start a new DMP in Argos.
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