Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

Founded in 1967. Incorporated in 1972.

"The purpose of the corporation is: The maintenance of a Society of Historians for the study, advancement and dissemination of a knowledge of American Foreign Relations and the doing of all acts incidental to the accomplishment thereof." (From SHAFR's Certificate of Incorporation, May 22, 1972.)


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SHAFR 2008 ELECTION RESULTS (November 8, 2008)

The following candidates colleagues elected in the 2008 SHAFR election:

President:                              Frank Costigliola
Vice President:                 Andy Rotter
Council member:                 Erin Mahan
Council member:                 Jeffrey Engel
Council (Graduate Student member):      Jaideep Pradhu
Nominating Committee:           Hang Nguyen

SHAFR MEMBERSHIP APPROVES BY-LAWS REVISION IN REFERENDUM (November 8, 2008)

By a vote of 163 YES to 2 NO, the membership of SHAFR approved proposed revisions to the By-Laws that create a new Ways & Means Committee, clarify its membership, and empower it to discuss and recommend to Council various issues pertaining to programs and expenditures.

SHAFR Events at 2009 AHA Meeting (October 22, 2008)

SHAFR is hosting the following events at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in New York City in January 2009.  Please plan to attend:

(1) Luncheon:   Saturday, January 3, 12:15-1:45 pm, Hilton Hotel, New York Suite. 

Vincent Warren, Executive Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, will deliver a keynote address entitled "The First 100 Days: Putting the Constitution Back Together Again."   The Bernath Dissertation Grant and the Gelfand-Rappaport Fellowship will be awarded. 

Tickets ($35) must be purchased in advance. Mail a check (payable to SHAFR) by December 15, 2008 to SHAFR Business Office, Department of History, Ohio State University, 106 Dulles Hall, 230 West 17th Avenue, Columbus OH  43210.  Inquiries may be directed to [email protected].

(2) Reception (cash bar): Saturday, January 3, 5:30-7:30 pm, Hilton Hotel, New York Suite.


(3) Session: Sunday, January 4, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Sheraton New York, Metropolitan Ballroom East.

"The 'National Declassification Initiative': A Forum on Secrecy and the Historical Record."  Cosponsored by SHAFR and the AHA.

SHAFR TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL SUMMER INSTITUTE (Sept. 30, 2008)

The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations will hold its second annual Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on June 29-July 3, 2009. Fredrik Logevall of Cornell University and Jeremi Suri of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will co-direct the Institute, titled “Turning Points in the Cold War.”  The Institute is designed for college and university faculty and advanced graduate students, with priority this year being given to the latter group. The Institute will pay each participant an honorarium of $500 and cover expenses of travel and accommodations.  Click here for a Call for Applicants.


SHAFR 2009 CONFERENCE SCHEDULED (July 7, 2008)

The 2009 SHAFR annual meeting will be held on June 25-27, 2009 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, VA. Click here for the 2009 Call For Papers. Additional details on this conference will be posted in the near future.

 

 

 

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