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The School of International Service (SIS) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position at the rank of Associate or full Professor beginning August 1, 2016. Applicants...
SHAFR is very pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Sayward as its new Executive Director.
John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress
Deadline: 1 November 2015. The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting applications and nominations for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations.
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The Diplomacy Center Foundation (DCF) is seeking an innovative professional with a proven track record in the field of American Diplomatic History.
Richard W. Leopold
Deadline (postmark): 1 October 2015. The Richard W. Leopold Prize is given biennially by the Organization of American Historians to the author or editor of the best book on foreign policy, military affairs,...
Deadline: 10 January 2016. The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR), in partnership with the Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA), invites proposals for the SHAFR Summer Institute...
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For the HistPhil online publication, Amanda Moniz of the National History Center in DC discusses conversations on philanthropy, humanitarianism, and human rights that occurred at this year's SHAFR...
Peter Hahn has accepted the position of Dean of Arts and Humanities at his home institution, Ohio State University, and therefore has given notice that he must soon resign from his position as SHAFR's...
Minutes for the SHAFR Council Meeting held on 25 June 2015 in Arlington, VA are now available.
SHAFR Guide
SHAFR is selling its remaining inventory of the original hardback edition of American Foreign Relations Since 1600: A Guide to the Literature at the deeply discounted price of $20.00 plus shipping and handling...
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The National Archives has proposed a rule to address the problem of controlled unclassified information (CUI). CUI are government records that don't meet the level of security needed for classified...
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The Fulbright Scholar competition for academic year 2016-2017 launched on February 1, and the program is offering over 50 awards in the field of American History.
SHAFR is searching for a part-time professional conference consultant to organize and direct the SHAFR annual meeting in San Diego, California on June 23-25, 2016.
Jennifer Walton has given notice that she will resign from the position of SHAFR Conference Coordinator after the 2015 conference in Arlington, VA. Jenn has managed our conferences for many years and has been...
Diplomatic History
The April 2015 issue of Diplomatic History features a forum on "American Foreign Policy and its Thinkers" as well as five articles on topics ranging from the Cuban Missile Crisis to Article 14(d) of...
Logevall Westad
SHAFR Past President (2014) Fredrik Logevall of Cornell University and Prof. Odd Arne Westad of the LSE (London School of Economics and Political Science) will be jointly moving to the Harvard Kennedy School...
Online registration is now available for the 2015 SHAFR Annual Meeting
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"HISTORY will be the judge: That’s the line leaders often use when making difficult decisions. Historians, after all, have the benefit of hindsight and archives full of once­secret files. But how will...
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"Today, the Office of the Historian is proud to announce the digital publication of twenty volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series. These volumes span the globe during the...