The Center for the Transdisciplinary Research of Violence, Trauma and Justice invites now applications for 2018 VITRI Fellow Program
Last year two Purdue profs and I received a university grant to begin a pilot program digitizing battles to enable/encourage the study of operations in military history. For a couple of reasons, we're beginning with the Battle of Smolensk, 10 July - 10 Sept 1941.
The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM
Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point
Please find below the following call for submissions: (my apologies for any cross posting)
Donald Durnbaugh Starting Scholar Award of the Communal Studies Association
Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2018
What do we want? We want people to pay attention to our concerns about inequalities, injustices, and civil rights. How do we do that?
Committing an act of shameless and desperate self-promotion:
Peter Sahlins, 1668: The Year of the Animal in France (New York: Zone Books, 2017), selling at half price already at Amazon.com.
You might check the files of the British Government (stored in London or available online through a database) to see if they made any observations about Sino-Swiss relations.
I am working on a book project (Habilitation) on Sino-Swiss relations in the Cold War. I am particularly interested in the use of Switzerland as a hub for Chinese business, diplomatic, propaganda, and intelligence networks. Unfortunately, I began my research after the Foreign Ministry Archive restricted access to its holdings.
Thanks for the response. There is nothing new there, though - indeed, I suspect they grabbed some of it from the corrections I had made to the Peterson Wikipedia entry!