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  Séminaire METIS - Annual Conference 2019    

Annual Conference 2019

of the International Intelligence HistoryAssociation in cooperation with

the German Spy Museum Berlin

Intelligence, Diplomacy and

International Relations

May 10-12, 2019

German Spy Museum Berlin - Leipziger Platz 9, 10117 Berlin

May 10, 2019

12:00-12:30 Registration

12:30-13:00 Welcome and Opening

13:00-15:00 Panel I:Between East and West - Espionage in Berlin

Chair: NN
• Rüdiger BERGIEN, Centreof Contemporary History Potsdam, Germany: The Tapped Politburo: Western Espionage in the SED Central Committee Apparatus, 1950-1972
• Thomas BOGHARDT, US Army Center of Military History Washington D.C, USA: America's Secret Army: The 7880 Military Intelligence Detachment in Berlin
• Bruce M. MACKAY, National Intelligence University, USA: West Berlin: Home to Odd, Curious, and Strange Intelligence Collection Efforts of the Cold War
• Susanne MUHLE, Berlin Wall Foundation: City of Kidnappings. The Abduction Practice of the East German Secret Police and the western reactions in Cold War Berlin
• Richard H. CUMMINGS: OperationsofCIA's Berlin-basedémigréorganisations, TsOPE, Central Associationof Post-War Émigrés

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-17:30 Panel II: Intelligenceand International Relations

Chair: NN
• Torben GÜLSTORFF, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany: The Invisible Hand. West German undercover operations to channel nation-building processes during the early stages of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Lutz HEILMANN, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany: Knowledge and Intelligence in the Early Cold War. Partisan and Stay-Behind Networks in Austria and Germany
• Susan PERLMAN, National Intelligence University, USA: US Intelligenceand French Crisis
• Jens WEGENER,Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany: Handle with Care: CIA-BND Cooperation in the Field of Electronic Data Processing during the "Information Explosion," 1964-1974

May 11, 2019

09:00-10:00 Young Researcher Forum

Young Researcher Forum I

Young Researcher Forum II

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

10:30-12:30 Panel III: The placetobe: International Intelligence Services in Germany duringthe 20th century

• Gordan AKRAP: Hybrid Warfare Research Institute, Croatia: Walesa, Woytila, „Angelo" and KGB/HVA/SBU: ActiveMeasures in Germany
• Michael Eric LAMBERT, Sorbonne University, France: The French Military Intelligence in Berlin (1966-1994)
• Ephraim LAPID, Bar Ilan University, Israel: International Opportunity Windows, 1940-1952 - The Origins of the Israeli Mossad
• Danny PRONK, Netherlands Institute of International Relations, The Netherland: Our Men in Berlin: The Netherlands Military Mission at the Allied Control Council for Germany, 1945-1949
• Witold BAGIENSKI, Institute of National Remembrance, Poland: Polishcivilianintelligencestation in Berlin 1945-1990"

12:30-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-16:00 Panel IV: IntelligenceandDiplomacy

Chair: NN
• Roberto DURAN, Catholic University of Chile, Chile:Diplomacy and Intelligence: a study about three South-American countries, 1970-2000
• Sophia HOFFMANN, Leibniz-Center Modern Orient, Germany: The GDR's Ministry of State Security's relations with the Arab Middle East: Intelligence as an integral element of diplomacy
• Wolfgang KRIEGER, University of Marburg, Germany: Spying and Diplomacy: The German BND and Its Western Partners from 1945 to the 1960s
• Donald P.STEURY, University of Maryland, USA: Naval Arms Control andIntelligence in thePrewarEra: The Bismarck as an Intelligence Problem
• Monika Komanciecka-Lyp, Institut of National Remembrance, Poland: Actions ofPolishintelligenceand counter-intelligence at French and German Diplomats

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 Panel V: Intelligence, Transparencyand Whistleblowers

Chair: NN
• Adrian HÄNNI, University of Zurich, Switzerland: "Terrorist Diplomacy": West European intelligence services and secret diplomacy with international armed groups during the Cold War
• Anne-Simone ROUS, Saxon Academy ofSciencesandHumanities: Ciphers as whistleblowers: Circles and compasses of secrecy in the 18th century
• Michael WALA, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany: Otto John - Patriot or Traitor? A Story of International Intelligence Entanglements

18:00-19:00 Annual Membership Meeting ofthe IIHA

May 12, 2019

09:00-11:00 Panel VI: Intelligence, DiplomacyandEmbassies

Chair: Chris MORAN, University of Warwick, UK
• Dina REZK, University of Reading, UK: The Unstable Watch Tower: America's Cairo Embassy and the Egyptian Leadership
• Daniela RICHTEROVA,Brunel University, UK: Intelligence, Terrorism and Liaison: Middle Eastern embassies in the East Bloc
• Nikita SHAH, University of Warwick, UK: Beijing 1967: An Embassy in Flames
• Zakia SHIRAZ, University of Leicester, UK: Diplomats Under Siege: The M-19 and the Bogotá Embassy Takeover of 1980

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:30 Panel VII: Intelligence Today

Chair: NN
• Samantha HOSSACK, University of Waterloo, Canada: "Failing in Transition: The Failure of the United States' Intelligence System and its Effects on International Relations"
• Christopher NEHRING, University of Heidelberg, Germany& Constant HINJZEN, University of Leiden, The Netherland: Comparing the watchdogs - German and Dutch Parliamentary Intelligence Oversight
• Allen PETROBON, American University, USA: Journalist orIntelligence Agent? The finelinebetweenreportingthenewsandintelligencegatherings
• Pedro PONTE E SOUSA, New University ofLisbon, Portgual: Is there any Intelligence at all? Portuguese foreign policy, secrecy, the national interest, and transparency

End of Conference