The role of police institutions in transnational governance and economic development has become a site of intensive scholarly and policy debates, especially since the revitalization of counterinsurgency doctrine in the early twenty-first century as the crux of U.S.-led coalition actions in the so-called War on Terror.
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We are looking for a panelist for our panel on US-Asia economic and trade relations in the 1970s and the 1980s for SHAFR 2019, June 20-22 in Arlington Virginia.
Hello, I am seeking a commentator for a panel organized for the 2019 SHAFR conference in Washington D.C., June 20-22. We have three panelists who will present research on aspects of Franco-American relations and comparisons from the late nineteenth century through the Vietnam War era. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested to participate or wish for more information. Many thanks.
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Please note that Ron Robin will be speaking in NYC on Nov. 20th, 2018 at 7 pm at The New York Military Affairs Symposium (Lexington at 37th) including an extensive Q&A period. Free & open to the public. See http://nymas.org
We are looking for a final participant for a panel on US conceptions of imperial rivals from the 1860s-80s (we are flexible on the time period). We have two panelists, Alys Beverton (Cardiff University) and me, presenting respectively on Confederate relations with the French in Mexico, and US participation in the Berlin West Africa conference of 1884/5. Jay Sexton will chair and commentate. If interested, please email: email@example.com
The Society for History in the Federal Government is pleased to announce that we are accepting entries and nominations for the James Madison Prize. This annual award is given for excellence in an article or essay that deals with any aspect of the federal government’s history.
The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from 2018 Bancroft Prize winner, Dr. Marc Gallicchio, Associate History Professor at Villanova University, for his co-authored book with Waldo Heinrichs, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945.
Within security studies, scholars have increasingly called for work that bridges the gap between academics and policymakers and that moves beyond milquetoast nods to ‘policy relevance’ at the end of journal articles, and instead ask that theorists engage directly with their policy counterparts.
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Jonas Brendebach, Martin Herzer, Heidi Tworek, eds. International Organizations and the Media in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Exorbitant Expectations. Routledge Studies in Modern History. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 256 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-30308-9.
Reviewed by Michael Stamm (Michigan State University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)
Manlio Graziano. What Is a Border? Stanford: Stanford Briefs, 2018. 101 pp. $12.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0539-8.
Reviewed by Alexander Sager (Portland State University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)
Grant Madsen. Sovereign Soldiers: How the U.S. Military Transformed the Global Economy After World War II. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. PP. ISBN 978-0-8122-5036-7.
Reviewed by Ronald W. Cox (Florida International University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)
Moeed Yusuf. Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments: U.S. Crisis Management in South Asia. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0485-8.
Reviewed by Swarna Rajagopalan (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)
Yiğit Akın. When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. x + 270 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0363-9; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0490-2.
Reviewed by Najwa Al-Qattan (Loyola Marymount University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)