SHAFR Election Results (Nov. 3, 2014)
The 2014 SHAFR election has concluded and the Nominating Committee announced that the membership elected the following officers, whose terms of service will begin on January 1, 2015:
Now available online to SHAFR members (and heading to mailboxes around the world), the articles in the November issue of Diplomatic History cover a broad range of topics chronologically (ranging from the early 19th century to the late 20th century), thematically, and geographically. Opening this issue, Joy Schulz uses "the confines of household economics" to examine how American Protestant missionaries from 1820-1848 moved "from devotion to the Hawaiian monarchy to support for U.S.
The KrasnoUNC YouTube channel features full video lectures and useful 5 minute insights by distinguished scholars and policymakers on issuesranging from human rights in the Cold War, to Truman and the creation of Israel, to oil and geopolitics, and much more. Featured scholars include Sarah Snyder, George Herring, Svetlana Savranskaya, and Robert McMahon.
The September 2014 issue of Diplomatic History commemorates the centennary of World War I and assesses its many legacies. As David Ekbladh writes in his introductory note, this issue "is an attempt to demonstrate the reach of the conflict both in history and on it" and it draws upon the United States in the world as its "conceptual hub." Religion, Wilsonianism, international law, memory, and geopolitics are only some of the many approaches used by the authors in thi
Today, 7 August 2014, marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Passed by Congress in response to a series of events known as the Gulf of Tonkin Incident, this joint resolution would serve as the legal basis for the US war in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
How did human rights activists make this topic a key element of both late Cold War diplomacy and of détente?
SHAFR member Sarah Snyder discusses this issue in a 2011 panel discussion held at the Woodrow Wilson Center.