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[National Archives] More Department of State Records Now Available Online: Diplomatic Instructions, 1785-1906 & Consular Instructions, 1801-1834

More Department of State Records Now Available Online: Diplomatic Instructions, 1785-1906 & Consular Instructions, 1801-1834

Today’s post was written by David Langbart, archivist in Textual Reference at the National Archives at College Park, MD.

The National Archives is pleased to announce that more records of the Department of State have been digitized and are now available online through the National Archives Catalog.  This is the fourth in a series of occasional posts.  It is the final post describing the records that constitute the “central files” of the Department for the period from 1789 to 1906.  The first post described the microfilm digitization project and the first foreign affairs records made available through it.

NARA Archivist Letter on Reopening

A Letter from the Archivist on reopening research rooms at the National Archives. 

Sbrega- "An Intellectual Dilemma and Tragedy"

John J. Sbrega, "An Intellectual Dilemma and Tragedy: Social Darwinism, Pragmatism, and the Industrialization of the American Dream During the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century," The Journal of American Culture, Volume 44:2 (June 2021), 130-147.

 

[WHS] Mary E. Sarotte on Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate

Please join us for a Washington History Seminar Panel with Mary E. Sarotte on Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate.

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NARA Reentry and Post-Reentry Plan

The National Archives has announced its facility reopening plan:

NARA Reentry and Post-Reentry Plan [PDF]

[WHS] Benjamin Young on Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World.

Please join us for a Washington History Seminar Panel with Benjamin Young on Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World.

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[WHS] Benjamin Young on Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World

Please join us for a Washington History Seminar Panel with Benjamin Young on Guns, Guerillas, and the Great Leader: North Korea and the Third World.

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[National Archives] Department of State Records Now Available Online: Despatches from Special Agents, Notes to Foreign Missions, and Notes from Foreign Consuls, 1789-1906

Department of State Records Now Available Online: Despatches from Special Agents, Notes to Foreign Missions, and Notes from Foreign Consuls, 1789-1906

Today’s post was written by David Langbart, archivist in Textual Reference at the National Archives at College Park, MD.

The National Archives is pleased to announce that more records of the Department of State have been digitized and are now available online through the National Archives Catalog.  This is the third in a series of occasional posts.  The first post described the microfilm digitization project and the first foreign affairs records made available through it.  The second post is about consular despatches.

GloBio Event- Greg Tomlin, Murrow's Cold War

The Global Biography Working Group

PRESENTS

Greg Tomlin

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History On-Line Presents: Professor Mark Kramer

History On-Line Presents:

Professor Mark Kramer 

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Assistant Professor in United States History – Université de Montréal

The Department of History – Faculté des arts et des sciences de l’Université de Montréal is seeking to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in History of the United States.

English

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[WHS] Mark Bradley and Mary Dudziak

Please join us for a Washington History Seminar Panel with Mark Bradley and Mary Dudziak on Making the Forever War:  Marilyn B. Young on the Culture and Politics of American Militarism.

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[Zoom] Hoover Institution-485 Days at Majdanek: Inside a World War II Prison Camp

The Hoover Institution Press and Hoover Institution Library & Archives invite you to
a Zoom webinar


485 Days at Majdanek:
Inside a World War II Prison Camp 

 



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AHA Perspectives on FRUS at 60 and the 2020 HAC Report

AHA Perspectives on History on The Foreign Relations Series at 160 and on The 202 State Department HAC Report 

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Call for Applications- SHAFR Electronic Communications Editor

SHAFR Electronic Communications Editor

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) invites applications for a new position of Electronic Communications Editor, with a focus on social media and content on the SHAFR website. The Communications Editor will plan, execute, and evaluate a variety of virtual communications initiatives, projects, and platforms that strategically align with the broader advancement of SHAFR and the academic field (including development, member relations, and communications). This individual’s scope of work will span SHAFR’s social-media needs, including members, committees and task forces, Council, print publications, and the annual conference. The Electronic Communications Editor will develop an annual work plan, in consultation with the President and the Executive Director and for presentation to Council, and is evaluated against the success of that plan. This position will also work with an advisory committee (much like an editorial board) in order to ensure a variety of perspectives and approaches within the content presented on the website.

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[Zoom] Clements Center- After Saigon’s Fall: Refugees and US-Vietnamese Relations, 1975-2000

The University of Texas At Austin, Clements Center for National Security
After Saigon’s Fall: Refugees and US-Vietnamese Relations, 1975-2000 [Zoom Event]
On Tuesday, September 28, the Clements Center for National Security will host Amanda Demmer, Assistant Professor of History at Virginia Tech University, for a virtual event on her recent release "After Saigon’s Fall: Refugees and US-Vietnamese Relations, 1975-2000."

IEHS George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society (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 intended for students completing and defending in Spring 2022.

[WHS] Eric Zolov on The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties.

Please join us for a Washington History Seminar Panel with Eric Zolov on The Last Good Neighbor: Mexico in the Global Sixties.

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Berlin and the Cold War Symposium

Berlin and the Cold War Symposium

Ohio University and the Contemporary History Institute will host a virtual symposium on Berlin during the Cold War on 1-2 October 2021. The event is free and open to the public and features nine leading scholars in Europe and the United States in the areas of diplomatic and military history. Panelists will examine a variety of aspects of Berlin from 1945 to 1989 to better understand the city’s role in the Cold War. Topics covered will be intra-alliance politics, policy and strategy, and cultural diplomacy.

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[WHS] Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Please join us for the William Roger Louis Session of the Washington History Seminar for a panel with Christopher McKnight Nichols and Andrew Preston on Rethinking American Grand Strategy. 

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