Commemorating Yuri Orlov's 90th birth on August 13, the National Security Archive at George Washington University and the Memorial Society in Moscow have posted Electronic Briefing Book No. 482. This extensive collection of formerly secret Soviet and U.S.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Transplanting Modernity: the Environmental Legacy of International Development
June 23-24, 2015
Washington, DC Area
Due Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Conveners: Tom Robertson of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and Jenny Leigh Smith of the Georgia Institute of Technology
As SHAFR members note in separate op-eds, recent events in Ferguson, Missouri carry international as well as domestic implications.
Mary Dudziak, author of Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy, writes in Foreign Affairs, "Ferguson from Afar," that
After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, what, precisely, did Russia and the West agree on regarding the future of NATO. Mary Elise Sarotte examines the resulting dispute that "refuses to go away" in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs. Was there a "Broken Promise"?
This report was written for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee under a short deadline in advance of the Committee’s first meeting on June 23, 2014. Given that the FOIA Advisory Committee will continue to meet for the next two years, we will have additional opportunities to weigh in on FOIA implementation.
FOIA Implementation Report
June 17, 2014
For the third annual year, the 2015 SHAFR Conference will feature a Job Search Workshop, designed to help our graduate students and recent Ph.D.s better navigate the challenging job market.