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CFP for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy, Bologna, 14 – 15 October 2016

Call for Papers for the Panel:

 Art as Cultural Diplomacy: (Re)Constructing Notions of Eastern and Western Europe

 

As part of the Fifth Euroacademia International Conference

‘The European Union and the Politicization of Europe’

Bologna, Italy, 14-15 October 2016

 

Deadline: 9th of September 2016

Panel Proposed by Cassandra Sciortino, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Panel Description:

Author: 
Grace Maina, Erik Melander, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Omeje

Omeje on Maina and Melander, 'Peace Agreements and Durable Peace in Africa'

Grace Maina, Erik Melander, eds. Peace Agreements and Durable Peace in Africa. Scottsville, South Africa: University of Kwa-Zulu-Natal Press, 2016. 338 pp. $31.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-306-0.

Reviewed by Kenneth Omeje (University of Bradford) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Call for presenters/commentators for seminar in international relations in the Asia-Pacific region, 23 September at Osaka University

Dear Colleagues:

We would like to hold a seminar on the international relations of the Asia-Pacific region at Osaka University
on 23 September (Friday). The seminar will start either around 10:00 or 13:00 depending on the 
number of presenters. So far, we have one presenter. We are looking for other presenters.

H-Diplo Publication Schedule, 06 to 30 September

The H-Diplo publication schedule for the period 06 to 30 September is as follows:

Week of 05 September:

1.  H-Diplo Roundtable Review of Timothy Snyder, Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. New York: Tim Duggan Books, 2015.

Introduction by Norman N. Naimark, Stanford University

Reviewed by:

Naomi Orestes, Harvard University

Eric D. Weitz, City College of New York

Serhy Yekelchyk, University of Victoria

Author: 
Lori Clune
Reviewer: 
Mary Nolan

Nolan on Clune, 'Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World'

Lori Clune. Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-026588-5.

Reviewed by Mary Nolan (New York University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Diplo: 15 August - 22 August

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
15 August 2016 to 22 August 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Diplo.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

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Author: 
Kenton Clymer
Reviewer: 
Robert Anderson

Anderson on Clymer, 'A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945'

Kenton Clymer. A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 424 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5448-6.

Reviewed by Robert Anderson (Simon Fraser University) Published on H-Diplo (August, 2016) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

[Updated] [PDF] H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 16 [14 March 2016]

Description: 

PDF version of H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 16 on Frank Ninkovich.  The Global Republic: America’s Inadvertant Rise to World PowerChicago and London:  University of Chicago Press, 2014.  ISBN:  9780226164731 (cloth, $30.00).

[Updated 19 August 2019, corrected four typos in Rosendorf review at reviewer’s request].

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Kevin Dawson
Reviewer: 
Dalia A. Muller

Muller on Dawson, 'Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora'

Kevin Dawson. Undercurrents of Power: Aquatic Culture in the African Diaspora. Pittsburgh: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. viii + 351 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4989-7.

Reviewed by Dalia A. Muller (University at Buffalo) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
A. Wess Michell
Reviewer: 
Lothar Hoebelt

Hoebelt on Michell, 'The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire'

A. Wess Michell. The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 416 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-17670-3.

Reviewed by Lothar Hoebelt (University of Vienna) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Dawn Chatty
Reviewer: 
Sarah Parkinson

Parkinson on Chatty, 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State'

Dawn Chatty. Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. x + 289 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-087606-7.

Reviewed by Sarah Parkinson (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie
Reviewer: 
Timo McGregor

McGregor on Klooster and Oostindie, 'Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815'

Wim Klooster, Gert Oostindie. Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018. 348 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0526-7.

Reviewed by Timo McGregor (New York University) Published on H-Diplo (January, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Rachel A. May, Alejandro Schneider, Roberto González Arana
Reviewer: 
Aaron Coy Moulton

Moulton on May and Schneider and González Arana, 'Caribbean Revolutions: Cold War Armed Movements'

Rachel A. May, Alejandro Schneider, Roberto González Arana. Caribbean Revolutions: Cold War Armed Movements. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 174 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-108-44090-5.

Reviewed by Aaron Coy Moulton (Stephen F. Austin State University) Published on H-Diplo (December, 2018) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)