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January 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 SHAFR Prize Winners!
January 2017
Thanks to all the SHAFR members who braved Denver "stock show weather" and came out to our events at the AHA in Denver!
Sarah Snyder
January 2017
As a scholar of U.S. history, I have studied the many cases in which presidential nominees, particularly judges, have failed to gain Senate confirmation. However, according to the Senate Historical Office,...
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January 2017
As the 44th President of the United States prepares to leave office, 10 experts imagine how future historians will judge his legacy
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January 2017
Stephen Wertheim in Foreign Affairs on "Trump and American Exceptionalism: Why a Crippled America Is Something New"
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December 2016
"Obama's election was a major trigger for the policy backlash that led to Donald Trump. White rage got us here. While the economic anxiety of Trump supporters is often touted as the driving force...
Hans Speier (far right) with colleagues, ca. 1936–37. Digital Collections / The New School Archives
December 2016
"Comparing Trump’s America to fascist Germany only fuels elites’ antidemocratic fantasies..."
Hoover Library & Archives
December 2016
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to open applications for the Silas Palmer Research Fellowship and Scholar Research Support for the 2017-2018 academic year.
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December 2016
Check out SHAFR's activities at the AHA in Denver, January 5-8, 2017.
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December 2016
The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin has several opportunities for doctoral and postdoctoral students.
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
King's College Cambridge
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....