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Invitation: Temple University/CENFAD Reception at AHA

On Saturday, January 7, the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy (CENFAD), together with the Temple University History Department, the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, and the Center for Public History, welcomes all to a reception at the American Historical Association annual conference.

CENFAD Welcomes Dr. Penny M. Von Eschen

Please join the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy for a lecture from Penny M. Von Eschen, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of American Studies and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. Dr. Von Eschen will discuss her new book Paradoxes of Nostalgia: Cold War Triumphalism and Global Disorder Since 1989 (Duke University Press, 2022). 

CFP - What Now? Conference, Updating Great Power Competition After the Russian Invasion of Ukraine, 17 February, 2023

The America in the World Consortium invites PhD students, early scholars, and early policy practitioners to submit proposals for a one-day conference on great power competition in an ever-changing security landscape.

Competition with China will remain the animating factor of U.S. strategy in the years ahead. Heightened tensions surrounding Taiwan crystalize the magnitude of this challenge. The Russian invasion of Ukraine occurred in the shadow of a growing Sino-Russian partnership, complicating further the evolving international environment.

Virtual Event: Toppling Statues, Bridging Histories: Transforming the Politics of Memory in Europe. Monday November 14, 10am-1pm EST

Virtual Workshop: Toppling Statues, Bridging Histories: Transforming the Politics of Memory in Europe. Cohosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame and Bridging Histories.

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Author: 
Martin Hearson
Reviewer: 
Michael Motala

Motala on Hearson, 'Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money)'

Martin Hearson. Imposing Standards: The North-South Dimension to Global Tax Politics (Cornell Studies in Money). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. 246 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-5598-9

Author: 
David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Keating

Keating on Moon and Breyfogle and Bekasova, 'Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History'

David Moon, Nicholas B. Breyfogle, Alexandra Bekasova, eds. Place and Nature: Essays in Russian Environmental History. Cambridgeshire: White Horse Press, 2021. Illustrations, maps. xxi + 343 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-912186-16-7

Author: 
Bernadette Whelan
Reviewer: 
David Woolner

Woolner on Whelan, 'De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939'

Bernadette Whelan. De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. xi + 387 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-83017-1.

Reviewed by David Woolner (Marist College) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2022) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Ryan D. Griffiths
Reviewer: 
Nikola Mirilovic

Mirilovic on Griffiths, 'Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations'

Ryan D. Griffiths. Secession and the Sovereignty Game: Strategy and Tactics for Aspiring Nations. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2021. Illustrations, tables. xii + 231 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-5474-6