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November 2016
Thanks for voting and congratulations to the newest members of SHAFR's leadership team!
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November 2016
If historians rarely, anymore, claim objective access to historical truth, what practices and ethics guide our interpretive inquiry into the past?
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November 2016
It may come as a surprise that one of this country’s greatest experts on Richard M. Nixon’s many crimes is, in fact, Hillary Clinton. In 1974 she was, by many accounts, among the brightest members of the staff...
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October 2016
Call for Papers (Proposal deadline: 13 February 2017), 2017 McMullen Naval History Symposium, 14-15 September 2017, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland
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Applications are being accepted through January 20, 2017 for the 10th annual SHAFR Summer Institute, which will take place July 3-7, 2017 at Clare College, Cambridge University, UK.
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October 2016
The Human Rights Institute and the Department of History at the University of Connecticut invite applications for a tenure-track joint appointment in History and Human Rights at the assistant professor level...
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October 2016
Dissertation Grant, Cold War Military History, and Cold War Essay Prize from the John A. Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute
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September 2016
Deadline 31 October 2016 for the Ernest J. King Distinguished Visiting Professor of Maritime History at the U.S. Naval War College
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September 2016
The Fletcher School, established in 1933 as the first exclusively graduate school of international affairs in the United States, seeks to hire a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position in U.S....
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"Historians, trained to take the long view but living in the here and now, have been struggling to make sense of Donald Trump’s chaotic bid to win the presidency and thus become the commander-in-chief of...
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Paul Kramer on "the untold story of the Iraq war’s toll on New Orleans" in Slate
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September 2016
Various Positions at the US Naval War College, and at the Université de Montréal
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September 2016
Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for an assistant professor of US foreign policy and empire studies.
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September 2016
The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of United States History since 1960 to begin...
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Applications are being accepted for SHAFR fellowships & grants that fund dissertation research, junior faculty research, research in foreign language sources, and scholarship in U.S. foreign relations...
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The Department of History at Utah State University invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the 19th century United States. Preference will be given to...
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August 2016
NYT Op-Ed by SHAFR members Fredrik Logevall (also a past president) and Kenneth Osgood on "American political history as a field of study"
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August 2016
The Department of State today announces the release of newly digitized versions of twenty volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official documentary record of U.S. foreign...
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August 2016
The annual SHAFR election for officers and members of Council and the Nominating Committee is underway.