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CFP: British International History Group conference University of Edinburgh 8-10 September 2016

BIHG 28th Annual Conference at the University of Edinburgh 8-10 September 2016

Keynote speaker: Dr John Bew, King's College London

The BIHG Committee invites you to contribute a paper to the conference. As in previous conferences we are pleased to receive offers to present papers on a wide range of subjects in International History, for any period. These include:

Encyclopedia of Diplomacy - Seeking Contributors

I am seeking contributors who are interested in participating in a significant new project: The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Diplomacy.  The Encyclopedia of Diplomacy will be a comprehensive 4-volume compendium of the most important events, people and terms associated with diplomacy from ancient times to the present, and global in its perspective. Individual entries will range from 1,000 to 7,000 words, with a total of over 500 entries in all.

H-Diplo Roundtable XVII, 8 on Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson’s Silent Partner [23 November 2015]

H-Diplo Roundtable Review
Volume XVII, No. 8 (2015)
23 November 2015

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Introduction by Louis Galambos

Charles E. Neu.  Colonel House: A Biography of Woodrow Wilson’s Silent Partner.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2015.  ISBN:  9780195045505 (hardcover, $34.95).

Author: 
Arissa H. Oh
Reviewer: 
Ji-Yeon Yuh

Yuh on Oh, 'To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption'

Arissa H. Oh. To Save the Children of Korea: The Cold War Origins of International Adoption. Asian America Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 320 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9198-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9532-6.

Reviewed by Ji-Yeon Yuh (Northwestern University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2015) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

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Author: 
Mathias Haeussler
Reviewer: 
Stephan Kieninger

Kieninger on Haeussler, 'Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding'

Mathias Haeussler. Helmut Schmidt and British-German Relations: A European Misunderstanding. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Illustrations. 266 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48263-9.

Reviewed by Stephan Kieninger (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Stefan Eklöf Amirell
Reviewer: 
Michael G. Vann

Vann on Eklöf Amirell, 'Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia'

Stefan Eklöf Amirell. Pirates of Empire: Colonisation and Maritime Violence in Southeast Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Maps. 272 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-48421-3

Author: 
Oleksa Drachewych, Ian McKay, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Kirschenbaum

Kirschenbaum on Drachewych and McKay, 'Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial, and Racial Questions'

Oleksa Drachewych, Ian McKay, eds. Left Transnationalism: The Communist International and the National, Colonial, and Racial Questions. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020. 448 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-5873-1

Author: 
Elizabeth Outka
Reviewer: 
Yingying Tang

Tang on Outka, 'Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature'

Elizabeth Outka. Viral Modernism: The Influenza Pandemic and Interwar Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. 344 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18575-2.

Reviewed by Yingying Tang (Auburn University) Published on H-Diplo (November, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Margaret M. Scull
Reviewer: 
Margo Shea

Shea on Scull, 'The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998'

Margaret M. Scull. The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-1998. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-884321-4

Reviewed by Margo Shea (Salem State University) Published on H-Diplo (October, 2020) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)