Safe for Democracy?

The cheering crowds in Burma and one-day headlines in the United States in mid-November,  on the release of Aung San Suu Kyi from her years of house arrest reminded me of 1991, when I was in London conducting research for my dissertation, and attending the odd gatherings of the British Burma Society.  The British Burma […]

30th Anniversary of the 1980 Election Roundtable–An Introduction

SHAFR.org is delighted to present its last roundtable of the year.  Thirty years ago this month the United States witnessed one of the most important elections in recent history when Ronald Reagan captured the presidency and ushered in a new era of national politics.  In our roundtable, three prominent historians of this era discuss different but […]