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ISSF Policy Series: Is Donald Trump Jimmy Carter, or is he Kaiser Wilhelm II?

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America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Is Donald Trump Jimmy Carter, or is he Kaiser Wilhelm II?”

Essay by Nancy Mitchell, North Carolina State University

Published on 13 April 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ISSF Policy Series: Neoliberalism, the Decline of Diplomacy, and the Rise of the Global Right

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POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

“Neoliberalism, the Decline of Diplomacy, and the Rise of the Global Right”[1]

Essay by Penny M. Von Eschen, Cornell University
Published on 12 April 2017 | issforum.org

CFP: Transnational relations between Eastern Europe/USSR and the Middle East, the Cold War in the twentieth century - Geneva 02/18

Sandrine Kott, Université de Genève / Cyrus Schayegh, Princeton
University
22.02.2018-23.02.2018, Geneva, University of Geneva
Deadline: 30.06.2017

Part of a Université de Genève/Princeton University partnership grant
co-directed by Sandrine Kott (UNIGE) and Cyrus Schayegh (PU).

Application: Send a paper title, an abstract of max. 300 words, and a
brief CV by June 30th  2017 to schayegh@princeton.edu and
Sandrine.kott@unige.ch.

Scholars of international relations have recently developed a growing

Berkeley International and Global History (Big-H) Conference 9/22 & 23/17 CFP, Proposals Due 4/21

Hello,

The 4th Berkeley International and Global History Conference (Big-H) will take place on September 22 & 23, 2017. Proposals and CVs are due on April 21. We are excited for another engaging conference, and apologies if the CFP was not as widely distributed as originally thought. The CFP is also available at https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~bigh/.  Please send proposals and CVs or direct any questions to bighist@berkeley.edu.

All best,

H-Diplo Roundtable XVIII, 21 on The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

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Roundtable Review
Volume XVIII, No. 21 (2017)
10 April 2017

Roundtable Editors:  Thomas Maddux and Diane Labrosse
Roundtable and Web Production Editor:  George Fujii
Introduction by Samuel Moyn

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Author: 
Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed.
Reviewer: 
Erin Zimmerman

Zimmerman on Pekkanen, 'Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order'


Saadia M. Pekkanen, ed. Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order. Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0052-1; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0051-4.

Reviewed by Erin Zimmerman (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nigel J. Ashton

Ashton on Bini and Garavini and Romero, 'Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy'


Elisabetta Bini, Giuliano Garavini, Federico Romero, eds. Oil Shock: The 1973 Crisis and Its Economic Legacy. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 336 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-556-8.

Reviewed by Nigel J. Ashton (London School of Economics)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Jessica Elkind
Reviewer: 
Ngo Vinh Long

Long on Elkind, 'Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War'


Jessica Elkind. Aid under Fire: Nation Building and the Vietnam War. Studies in Conflict Diplomacy Peace Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6583-7.

Reviewed by Ngo Vinh Long (University of Maine)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Roger Hardy
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Bishop

Bishop on Hardy, 'The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East'


Roger Hardy. The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-062320-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Bishop (Texas State University/San Marcos)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Lisa Jakelski
Reviewer: 
Danielle Fosler-Lussier

Fosler-Lussier on Jakelski, 'Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968'


Lisa Jakelski. Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968. California Studies in 20th-Century Music Series. Oakland: University of California Press, 2016. 272 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29254-3.

Reviewed by Danielle Fosler-Lussier (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-Diplo (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach