Glasnost and Goodwill: The Cold War, Washington
State, and the Power of Citizen Diplomacy
A Master Teacher Workshop
Thomson Hall 317, University of Washington
October 24, 2017, 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Glasnost & Goodwill presents a fascinating look at how Pacific Northwest citizens helped to thaw the Cold War through grassroots diplomacy. Attendees will discuss how to teach the Cold War in modern classrooms and will learn about major US-USSR joint projects and people-to-people exchanges that happened in the northwest, including the Soviet-American Pacific fishing venture, the 1990 Goodwill Games, the International Peace Climb on Mount Everest, and more.
This event is organized in partnership with the Washington State History Museum, whose major exhibit by the same name runs from October 2017 to January 2018. Workshop attendees will receive a free ticket to visit the exhibit at the Washington State History Museum!
The registration fee is $25 and it is non-refundable. The workshop will include complimentary passes to the Glasnost and Goodwill exhibit at the Washington State History Museum for registered participants, 3 clock hours, parking, teaching materials and a light supper. Preference is given to full-time teachers.
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