Author: Martin Crevier

What We’re Reading This Week

Yehor Brailian Matthew Willis “The East India Company Invented Corporate Lobbying,” JSTOR Daily  Mark Hampton, “Leaving Hong Kong” History Today. Marybeth Hamilton “Concentration camps and historical analogies: an interview with Dan Stone,” History Workshop. Barbara J. Falk, “Legacies of 1989 for dissent today,” Eurozine. Sean Phillips Dagomar Degroot, “Little Ice Age lessons,” Aeon Paul Kreitman, ‘The Midway of our…

What We’re Reading This Week

Chris Szabla Nanjala Nyabola, “The End of Asylum” (Foreign Affairs) Pankaj Mishra, “Liberalism According to The Economist” (New Yorker) Manu Saadia, “How ‘Blade Runner’ and Sci-Fi Made Everything Dystopian” (CityLab) George Blaustein, “Portraits in Oil” (n+1) Chloe Bordewhich İrfan Aktan/Seda Altuğ, Türkiye, Hafız Esad’ın Arap kemerini genişletiyor (Gazete Duvar) Emily Callaci, On Acknowledgments (American Historical Review) Adel Hakim, في هذا البار يمكنكم أن تقودوا ثورة أو انقلابا ……

What We’re Reading This Week

Matthew Bowser Helen Sullivan, “The Making of Lebanon’s October Revolution”, The New Yorker Prashanth Parameswaran, “After Baghdadi’s Death, What’s Next for Southeast Asia’s Terrorism Fight?”, The Diplomat Adom Getachew, “A Fuller Freedom: The Lost Promise of Pan-Africanism”, The Nation Paul Sullivan, “The Berlin Wall: GDR Relics to See, 30 Years On”, The Guardian Liat Spiro Aaron Benanav, “Automation and…

CFP: Cambridge World History Workshop

The Cambridge World History Workshop is now inviting submissions to deliver papers during Lent Term 2020 (January–March). The workshop welcomes contributions that give attention to global historical perspectives. We welcome, amongst others, presentations that focus on economic histories, histories of science, migration, race, gender, colonial and post-colonial studies, and comparative history. We encourage presenters to…

What We’re Reading This Week

Zhifu Tiger Li Declan Walsh and Max Fisher,  “From Chile to Lebanon, Protests Flare Over Wallet Issues,” NYT Kate Bagnall,  “‘A legacy of White Australia’ – Records about the Poon Gooey family in the NAA“,  The Tiger’s Mouth Daisy Abboudi,  “Sudan’s lost Jewish community – in pictures,”  BBC News Natalie Behrends Gili Kliger, “The Critical Bite of Cultural…

What We’re Reading This Week

Colin Bernard Wolfgang Streeck, “Progressive Regression” , The New Left Review Ian Johnson, “The Eastern Jesus”, The New York Review of Books Adom Getachew, “Holding Ourselves Responsible”, The Boston Review  Rafael Rojas, “El 68 mexicano: la nueva historia”, Letras Libres Dexter Govan Breda O’Brien, “UCD to turn on canonisation of John Henry Newman,” The Irish Times  Rhian E. Jones, “Remembering…

CFP: Cambridge World History Workshop (Fall 2019)

The Cambridge World History Workshop is inviting submissions to deliver papers during Michaelmas Term 2019 (October – December). The workshop welcomes contributions that give attention to global historical perspectives. We welcome, amongst others, presentations that focus on economic histories, histories of science, migration, race, gender, colonial and post-colonial studies, and comparative history. We encourage presenters…

What We’re Reading This Week

Martin Crevier Aaron Ackerly, “Old Prejudices, New Debates: J.A. Hobson and Anti-Semitism,” History Matters Damian Zane, “Why is a Tanzanian chief’s skull mentioned in the Versailles Treaty?,” BBC Christine Chevalier-Caron, “Algérie, une histoire de révolutions: discussions avec trois jeunes engagés,” Histoire engagées Natalie C. Behrends Audrey Farley, “We Still Don’t Know How to Navigate the…

What We’re Reading This Week

The front page of L’Humanité on November 1, 1956

Matthew Bowser

Alex Ward, “Aung San Suu Kyi Meets with Hungary’s Orbán to Lament their ‘Growing Muslim Populations’”, Vox

Vincent Bevins, “What the United States Did in Indonesia”, The Atlantic

Ajay Verghese, “Is India Becoming a ‘Hindu State’?”, The Washington Post

Sean O’Grady, “Just like the Suez Crisis, Brexit Humiliation is a Stark Reminder of Britain’s Waning Global Influence”, The Independent

Dexter Govan

Meehan Crist, “A Strange Blight“, London Review of Books 

Richard English, “If Brexit, rather than militant Irish republicanism, brings about end to partition, how will future view violence of the past?” Belfast Telegraph 

Rana Foroohar, “Plans for a worker-led economy straddle America’s political dividesThe Financial Times

Simon Vazquez, “Losing Barcelona“, Jacobin

Colin Bernard

Howard W. French, “Africa’s Lost Kingdoms“, NY Review

Sarah A. Seo, “How Cars Transformed Policing“, Boston Review

Kim Phillips-Fein, “Fear and Loathing of the Green New Deal“, The New Republic

Peter Svik, “Global Neo-Colonialism (Or on the Cold War and What Came After)“, LSE International History Blog