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Keywords: Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Human Rights, Transatlantic Relations, European Political Cooperation, Ostpolitik
This article illustrates the historiographical debate about the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE, 1973-1975). The article shows that the CSCE is prominent in a number of narratives, and key to a deeper understanding of détente, transatlantic relations, and European integration. Finally, it demonstrates that, despite more than thirty years of scholarship, there is still significant scope for further research.