New SHGAPE Blog post: Interview with SHGAPE President Al Broussard

Dear H-SHGAPE subscribers,

 

We are pleased to share our latest post, an interview with the new SHGAPE President, Dr. Albert S. Broussard. Dr. Broussard, Professor of History at Texas A&M University, shares how he came to study the history of racial equality and racial activism in the West, how he became involved in SHGAPE, how GAPE history has changed over the last few decades, and what he sees as the future of SHGAPE and the field more broadly.

"'Should we just 'keep swimming?'" On the fascinating history of swimming at the JHI Blog

Luna Sarti's (Ph.D Candidate, Italian Studies, UPenn) fascinating blog post for the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog surveys literature on the history of swimming, reminding us that our standard techniques and relationship with the water are "the result of specific political and cultural processes," some of which may give us pause.

"Should we just 'keep swimming'?" On the fascinating history of swimming at the JHI Blog

Luna Sarti's (Ph.D Candidate, Italian Studies, UPenn) fascinating blog post for the Journal of the History of Ideas Blog surveys literature on the history of swimming, reminding us that our standard techniques are "the result of specific political and cultural processes," some of which may give us pause.

 

BLOG: How Pinochet turned Chile into a globally admired model of authoritarian capitalism [Imperial & Global Forum]

Anti-Soviet, authoritarian, pro-market. The self-professed ‘father of the Chilean model’ as official guest in Deng Xiaoping’s China.

Tobias Rupprecht
University of Exeter
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