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CFP- Peace & Protest, Past & Present Peace History Society Conference October 26-28, 2023

Call for Proposals:
Peace & Protest, Past & Present
Peace History Society Conference
October 26-28, 2023 

Gwynedd Mercy University
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania



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A perspective on the current archives issues

CFP: Theodore Roosevelt: Global American, May 24-26

Theodore Roosevelt: Global American

May 24-26

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies
Middelburg, The Netherlands

Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most internationally oriented presidents in U.S. history. He travelled extensively, enjoyed a large network of friends abroad, and maintained a close familiarity with global developments. International reform projects, the state of conservation and resource development, and the potential for an international security architecture ranged highly among his interests.

But while Roosevelt was keenly aware of global developments and the international context in which the United States operated, he was also an ardent nationalist and imperialist. He rejected cosmopolitanism as ‘unpatriotic’ and racialized understandings of international relations shaped his global outlooks. For TR, the ‘Global’ served both as stage for the globalization of U.S. interests and simultaneously as inspiration for progressive political, social, economic, and environmental reforms.


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SHAFR Award-Winners Announced at the 2023 American Historical Association annual meeting

SHAFR Award-Winners Announced at the 2023 American Historical Association annual meeting

The Stuart L. Bernath Memorial Lecture Prize was established through the generosity of Dr. Gerald J. and Myrna F. Bernath, in memory of their late son, to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching and research in the field of foreign relations by scholars at the beginning of their historical careers. 

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CFP- PCB-AHA 2023 Annual Meeting

Call for Papers

The 116th Annual Meeting of the

Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association

Reconstruction in History: Reimagining Democracy

August 9-11, 2023

California State University, Northridge Northridge, CA

The 2023 Program Committee invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and individual papers on any subject, but particularly those addressing the conference theme, “Reconstruction in History: Reimagining Democracy.” Reconstruction in the United States represents nothing less than a second American Founding. The Reconstruction Amendments 13-15 (the end of racial slavery, birthright citizenship, and Black voting rights) offered a revolutionary transformational paradigm for Black citizenship and dignity that continues to reverberate to this day in the U.S. and abroad. The struggle between reconstructionist supporters of multiracial democracy and redemptionist advocates of white supremacy represent the fundament democratic challenge of the past, present, and future—and Reconstruction has a variety of international meanings as well. The idea of Reconstruction has taken on new dimensions in the context of a global health pandemic, the heightened concerns about democracy at home and abroad, and the amplification of domestic racial divisions in the aftermath of the 2016 elections and the racial and political reckonings of 2020. We are interested in Reconstruction in the U.S. and abroad in broad and specific ways. We welcome papers, panels, and roundtables related to America’s three periods of Reconstruction (the first decades after the Civil War; the civil rights movement as a Second Reconstruction; and the period from 2008-present as a Third Reconstruction).

What are or have been comparable examples throughout the world? How have Americans remade fundamental parts of our society and democratic institutions in the past, and how have other peoples around the world remade their society in similar and different ways? What have been successful models of Reconstruction that continue into the present? How can we use global, domestic, regional, and local comparative frameworks to aid contemporary Reconstruction efforts? Why do the politics of racial backlash continue to permeate Reconstructionist dreams of freedom?

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Press Statement on Third Public Release of NARA Records Concerning the 15 Boxes Received from Mar-a-Lago in January 2022

Press Statement on Third Public Release of NARA Records Concerning the 15 Boxes Received from Mar-a-Lago in January 2022

WASHINGTON, December 20, 2022 – Today, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is making its third release of documents processed in response to nearly 50 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests seeking NARA records related to the 15 boxes of materials we received from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in January 2022. 

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CFP- ADE 2023

Association for Documentary Editing 2023

Theme: Modalities of Text and Editing

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IEHS- George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

The IEHS presents two awards of $1,000 each to help graduate students with their dissertations on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. These awards are intended for students in the process of researching and writing their dissertations, and not for students completing and defending in 2023. For the 2023 award, the committee invites applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2022.

Application materials and the supporting letter must be received by the submission deadline: December 31, 2022.

National Archives Releases New Group of JFK Assassination Documents

National Archives Releases New Group of JFK Assassination Documents

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2022 – In accordance with President Biden’s memorandum of December 15, 2022, the National Archives today posted 12,879 documents containing newly released information subject to the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 (JFK Act). Released documents are available for download.

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CFP- Collaborative Research Workshop on the History of the New World Information and Communications Order (5-9 June 2023)

Call For Papers

 Collaborative Research Workshop on the History of the New World Information and Communications Order (5-9 June 2023)

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National Archives to Transfer George W. Bush Museum Operations to the George W. Bush Foundation

You will remember earlier this summer, NCH urged the transfer be delayed pending further review by Congressional overseers. The agreement between NARA and the George W. Bush Library Foundation includes amendments to ensure that the public will be presented with "a balanced presentation of the historical record."

Here is a link to a press release by House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney and Government Operations Committee Chairman Gerry Connolly.

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Press Statement on Second Public Release of NARA Records Concerning the 15 Boxes Received from Mar-a-Lago in January 2022

Press Statement on Second Public Release of NARA Records Concerning the 15 Boxes Received from Mar-a-Lago in January 2022


WASHINGTON, November 9, 2022 – Today, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is making its second release of documents processed in response to numerous Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for NARA records related to the 15 boxes we received in January 2022 from former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, Florida estate. 

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OAH and AHA Co-Sponsor Amicus Brief in Haaland v. Brackeen

Media Contact:
Elisabeth Marsh
[email protected]
(812) 855-9864

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Bloomington, IN—November 9, 2022—
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) and the American Historical Association (AHA) have jointly co-sponsored an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court case Haaland v. Brackeen. This brief, based on decades of study and research by professional historians, aims to provide an accurate historical perspective as the court deliberates the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).




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The Papers of William Short

My name is Marty D. Matthews and I am co-editor along with Monica Henry of a new NHPRC funded project, The Papers of William Short, a born-digital documentary edition, hosted by the Institute for Southern Studies at the University of South Carolina, focusing on Virginian William Short (1759-1849), who was a U.S. diplomat and fiscal agent in Europe, a successful businessman and philanthropist in the United States, an early advocate of the emancipation of enslaved people in Virginia, and Thomas Jefferson’s “adoptive son.” Our website is at go.sc.edu/williamshortpapers.

Marty D. Matthews, Ph.D.

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W&M Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Security and Foreign Policy

I'm writing today to ask for your help in circulating our call for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Security and Foreign Policy. The post-doc is open in terms of discipline and is intended to foster viewpoint diversity, with a focus on applicants who engage seriously with debates about the future of U.S. security and foreign policy.

The Global Research Institute (GRI) at William & Mary invites applications for a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Security and Foreign Policy. GRI brings high quality researchers to W&M, supports intellectual diversity, and provides mentored research opportunities for undergraduate students, especially those from under-represented groups. 

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2023 Research Fellowships at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

2023 Research Fellowships at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

The Virginia Museum of History & Culture (VMHC) offers research fellowships of up to three weeks a year to promote the interpretation of Virginia and access to its collections. Thanks to a matching grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and generous gifts from individuals, fellowships carry a weekly stipend of $1,000 and $500 for local mileage. A week is defined as five days in the Mr. and Mrs. E. Claiborne Robins, Jr. Research Library, which is open 10am to 5pm, Monday through Saturday. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 27, 2023. For information about the research fellowships and how to apply for 2023, please visit the following page on the VMHC website: https://virginiahistory.org/research/research-resources/research-support

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NARA Survey on Customer Research Agenda

Dear NCH Member,

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is developing a draft Customer Research Agenda to guide the agency’s customer research and service improvement efforts in the future. The plan will center on identifying the wants, needs, and expectations that individuals, organizations, and communities have when interacting with the National Archives. NARA is soliciting feedback on which of the customer research questions are the most important, which don’t make sense, and which are missing.

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Call for Proposals to host the 2026 SHAFR Annual Conference

Call for Proposals to host the 2026 SHAFR Annual Conference

 

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NYU-Gallatin- Assistant Professor of Capitalism and Political Economy

Assistant Professor of Capitalism and Political Economy

New York University: NYU - NY: Gallatin School of Individualized Study

Location

New York

Open Date

Sep 27, 2022

Description

The Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University (NYU) invites applications for the tenure-track, position of Assistant Professor with a focus on capitalism and political economy. The position will start on September 1, 2023. 

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Université de Montréal- Assistant Professor in History of Africa

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