Call to create a panel on Post-Cold War U.S. foreign relations for SHAFR 2016.
Politics of Healthcare in America: Current Perspectives is a proposed book, to be edited by Aaron Ogletree, exploring the political, social, and economics forces that shape health care in the United States of America. This book welcomes submissions from scholars and practitioners in any disciplinary field that whose contribution can deepen the understanding of how readers will view health care. The book is aimed at a wide audience including those who work in healthcare, academics, policymakers, and professional organizations, as well as general readers.
CfA: “House Arrest” – Historical Perspectives on a Criminal Sanction and Oppressive Measure (working title)
In July, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was sentenced to eight months of house detention by a court in New Zealand. Recently the Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was released from prison and placed under house arrest. In Iran opposition leaders Mehdi Karroubi, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mousavi’s wife Zahra Rahnavard have been under house arrest since February 2011 – without ever being tried in court.
To encourage excellence in the broad field of US government history, each year the Society for History in the Federal Government awards two prizes for books published during the previous calendar year.
The Henry Adams Award recognizes an outstanding book on some aspect of federal government history written by an author who is not employed by the federal government. The George Pendleton Award recognizes an outstanding history written by a current or former federal government historian or sponsored by a government history office.
Please check out the new book on Public Administration and Policy in the Caribbean by Indianna Minto-Coy and Professor Evan Berman (the 2015 winner of the Fredd Riggs Award for Lifetime Achievement in International and Comparative Administration). The book is published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis and is available at:
IBMC '16 / International Business Management Conference will be coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions). The conference will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on April 15-16, 2016.http://www.ibmcconference.org/