2017 SHAFR Summer Institute, July 3-7, 2017, Cambridge University, “Security and the State: Cultures of National Security and Insecurity in American Foreign Relations”

For scholars of US foreign relations, here’s what looks to be a terrific event, “Security and the State: Cultures of National Security and Insecurity in American Foreign Relations,”  run by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) at Cambridge University next summer: The term “national security” is everywhere. It permeates virtually every aspect of U.S. foreign […]

Research Fellowships, St John’s College (University of Cambridge)

For readers of the Global History Blog on the job market this year, here’s a recent call for applications for Research Fellowships at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge: Applications are invited for Research Fellowships in Historical & Philosophical Studies and related fields intended for outstanding researchers early in their careers. The Fellowships […]

Memorial Symposium for Sir Christopher Bayly, St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, May 21, 2016

If you have been following our blog recently, you’ll surely have noticed our announcement of the posthumous awarding of the 2016 Toynbee Prize to Sir Christopher Bayly at this year’s American Historical Association Annual Meeting. Bayly’s passing less than a year ago at the age of 69 was a profound loss for colleagues and friends around […]