The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

2008 Annual Meeting
Columbus, Ohio

June 26-28


Conference Program

Conference Venue

On-Campus Housing


Contact Information

Book Exhibit and Advertisers

SHAFR Baseball Outing

Conference Home


On-line registration is no longer available. Conference participants should plan to pay with cash or check (no credit cards accepted) when they arrive on site.

Registration (All participants are expected to register)

Standard: $75 ($100 after June 1)

Student: $25 ($40 after June 1)


Fri., June 27, Women Historians in SHAFR Breakfast, 7:30 AM -9:00 AM
Speaker: Clea Lutz Bunch, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Hijab, Handshakes, and Haram: The Challenges of Conducting Research in the Middle East


Fri., June 27, Luncheon, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM                       
Speaker: Thomas A. Schwartz, Vanderbilt University, SHAFR President
“Winning an election is terribly important, Henry”: Thinking about Domestic
Politics and U.S. Foreign Relations


Sat., June 28, Luncheon, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM                       
Speaker:  Congressman Joe Sestak (D-PA) "The National Security Challenges Facing America"


Sat., June 28, Social Event, 5:15 PM – 10:00 PM (return time is estimated)
AAA Baseball Game: Columbus Clippers vs. Indianapolis Indians at Cooper Stadium
Admission to the game, round-trip transportation from & to The Blackwell, and
“behind-the-fence” pre-game dinner are included*

*NO refunds will be offered if the event is cancelled due to poor weather.
Those interested in more information about this event, or in a ticket to the game, but not
transportation and dinner, should click here

Standard: $31

Students: $26

The Robert A. and Barbara Divine Graduate Student Travel Fund:
Please consider a donation to ease the burden of travel expense for graduate studentswho are presenting papers.  Receipts will be provided for tax-deduction purposes.