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CFP- SHAFR 2019 and 2020 Summer Institutes

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

TO HOST THE 2019 or 2020 SHAFR SUMMER INSTITUTE

The SHAFR Summer Institute Oversight Committee welcomes proposals to host the 2019 or 2020 SHAFR Summer Institute. 

The Institute is intended to provide advanced graduate students and junior faculty with the chance to engage in intense discussion with senior scholars on topics and methodologies related to the study of foreign policy and/or international history. It also serves as an opportunity for all participants, senior scholars included, to test ideas and themes related to their own research. 

Update on Proposed Counter-Insurgency Roundtable

13 June 2018

The roundtable on counter-insurgency proposed by the Program Committee chairs on May 31 will not be proceeding. The relevant correspondence may be viewed below.


Dear Colleagues,

As co-chairs of the 2018 SHAFR Program Committee, we write in response to the two open letters by Amy Offner and Hannah Gurman and by Aaron O’Connell concerning the decision to invite David Petraeus as the keynote speaker.  We make our reply in the form of an open letter in the interests of transparency.*

Cindy Ewing awarded 2018 Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Prize

Cindy Ewing

SHAFR graduate committee member Cindy Ewing (PhD candidate, Yale, International and Global History) is the 2018 recipient of the Saki Ruth Dockrill Memorial Prize, awarded to the author of the best paper at the annual LSE-GWU-UCSB International Graduate Student Conference on the Cold War. Ewing's paper, "With a Minimum of Bitterness':  Arab-Asian Solidarity and the Making of Global Rights at the United Nations," explores how:

Two SHAFR Historians receive NEH Public Scholar grants

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SHAFR historian Luke A. Nichter (Texas A&M University – Central Texas), who was the co-recipient with Douglas Brinkley of the 2017 SHAFR Link-Kuehl Prize for Documentary Editing for The Nixon Tapes, has now also been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Public Scholar Program. He received $50,400 for research and writing on a new biography of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

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