Cezar Stanciu serves as the secretary of the „Grigore Gafencu” Research Center. He is a leading expert on Romanian foreign policy during the Cold War, the international relations during the most acute global competition of the 20th century and the ideological shifts in the Communist block. All major journals of Cold War history and Communist studies have published his contributions (Cold War History, European Review of History/Revue européene d’histoire, The Historical Journal, Contemporary European History, etc.), which are considered extremely valuable and enlightening. He has published extensively not only articles but several books and volumes of documents deriving from his research interests.