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CFP: “(Forced) Migration and Large-Scale Settlement” (Dresden, April 2020)

As world politics continue to revolve around questions and controversies concerning refugees and migration, historians have begun to pay increasing attention to earlier forms of human movement that have been compelled or assisted by states or international organizations, which can offer valuable background and precedents. A conference to be held in Germany next year seeks…

What We’re Reading This Week

Madeleine Albright and Richard Holbrooke, 1996 (Source: AFP/Getty Images)

Liat Spiro

Yuliya Komska, “In Search of an Anti-Fascist Language,” Boston Review 

Jan-Werner Müller, “Populism and the People,” LRB

K-Sue Park, “Self-Deportation Nation,” Harvard Law Review 

Tiger Zhifu Li

Greg Lockhart, “What we forget on ANZAC Day,” Pearls and Irritations

Kirsty Needham and Matthew Knott, “White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War,” NYT

Diver breaks record with deepest submarine voyage ever recorded, finds discarded plastic,” NZ Herald

Natalie C. Behrends

David A. Bell, “Daniel Bell at 100,” Dissent

John Schneider, “‘Working’: A Brief History of History,” LA Review of Books

George Packer, “The End of the American Century,” Atlantic Monthly

What We’re Reading This Week

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Hannah Arendt (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Matthew Bowser

Stephen Kinzer, “Inside Iran’s Fury”, Smithsonian Magazine

Soutik Biswas, “India election 2019: How sugar influences the world’s biggest vote”, BBC World News

Christopher Clark, “South Africa elections: What are the main issues?”, Al Jazeera

Mapping the Yemen Conflict”, European Council on Foreign Relations

Colin Bernard

Zach Messitte, “As nationalism surges, Italy must reckon with its fascist past“, The Washington Post

Paul Mason, “Reading Arendt Is Not Enough“, NY Books

Samuel Clowes Huneke, “Gay Liberation Beyond the Iron Curtain“, Boston Review

Shakar Rahav, “May Fourth for the World“, China Channel

Meghna Chaudhuri

Adam Shatz, “Trump’s America, Netanyahu’s Israel“, LRB

Nikhil Menon, “Jumbo Exports: India’s history of elephant diplomacy“, The Caravan

David Ciepley, “Wayward Leviathans: How America’s corporations lost their public purpose“, The Hedgehog Review

Sarah Franklin, “Nostalgic Nationalism: How a Discourse of Sacrificial Reproduction Helped Fuel Brexit Britain“, Cultural Anthropology

Rustam Khan

Michael Welton, “Navigating the Intricacies of Habermas“, Counter Punch

Prankaj Mishra, “The Mask It Wears“, LRB

Antonia Weiss and Tim Verlaan, “From Miers to Bjarke: Ten Moments in the Manly History of the Architect’s Model“, Failed Architecture

What We’re Reading This Week

Diego Rivera, Agrarian Leader Zapata, 1931 (Source: MOMA)

Sean Phillips

David Edgerton, “A misremembered Empire“, Tortoise Media

Heidi Tworek, “Information Warfare is Here to Stay”, Foreign Affairs

Rob Gilhooly, “Defining the Heisei Era: Just how peaceful were the past 30 years?“, The Japan Times

Editorial Board, “In Paraguay, Long a Haven for Corruption, Popular Protests Get Results“, New York Times.

David Agren, “Mexico battles over legacy of revolutionary Emiliano Zapata“, The Guardian

Yehor Brailian

Alexander Lee, “Jerk, an Authentic Taste of Jamaican Liberty“, History Today

Madhuri Karak, “Mahatma Gandhi, Master Mediator“, JSTOR DAILY

Adam Higginbotham, “Chernobyl: 7 People Who Played a Crucial Role in the World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster“, History Today

Dexter Govan

Michael Sonenscher, “The Politics of Old Europe“, LBR Blog 

Zeinab Badawi, “Women, hopeful for change, are driving Sudan’s uprising”Financial Times 

Michael Prodger, “An act of faith: resurrecting Notre Dame“, New Statesman

Joan Redmond, “My London history students’ knowledge of Ireland is, at times, shocking“, Irish Times 

Anna Coote, “Universal basic income doesn’t work. Let’s boost the public realm instead“, The Guardian

What We’re Reading This Week

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Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Winter Scene with a Bird-trap, 1601
(Source: Wikipedia Commons)

Joshua Milstein

Susan Pedersen, “I Want to Love It[Review of Richard J. Evans, Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History], LRB

Beda Magyar, “Hungary is Lost,Zeit Online

Yoav Di-Capua, “Making the Arab World: A Review [Di-Capua Reviews Fawaz Gerges],” LA Review of Books

James Parker

Mihir BoseAmritsar, 100 Years On, Remains an Atrocity Britain Cannot be Allowed to Forget,” The Guardian

Marwan Bishra, “The Art of Revolution: What Went Right in Sudan and Algeria,” Al Jazeera

Alyssa Battistoni, “States of Emergency: Imagining a Politics for an Age of Accelerated Climate Change,” The Nation

Ben Parker, “Rwanda: What Humanitarians Need to Remember 25 Years OnThe New Humanitarian

Liat Spiro

Darren Byler, “Ghost World,” Logic

Dagomar Degroot, “Did European colonisation precipitate the Little Ice Age?” Aeon 

Isra Syed, “Neoliberal Encasement Infrastructure: The Case of International Organization Sovereign Immunity,” LPE Blog

Adam Tooze, “Is this the end of the American century?” LRB

Fei-Hsien Wang, “Why the Chinese Government has blocked the nation’s most popular soap operas,” Washington Post

What We’re Reading This Week

John Gast:, American Progress, 1872 (Source: Wikipedia)

Collin Bernard

Christopher Clark, “Why should we think about the Revolutions of 1848 now?LRB

Jedediah Britton-Purdy, “Infinite Frontier: The Eternal Return of American Expansionism,” The Nation

Nan Enstad, “Debunking the Capitalist Cowboy,” The Boston Review

A. Dirk Moses, “‘White Genocide’ and the Ethics of Public Analysis,” Journal of Genocide Research

Martin Crevier

Samuel Moyn, “How to Be a Marxist,” Jacobin

Antoine Xavier-Fournier et Philippe Munch, “Robespierre, un gilet jaune?Le Devoir

Kit Gilet, “Maoism: A Global History – how China exported revolution around the world,” Post Magazine

Matthew Bowser

Erin Blakemore, “The Kashmir Conflict: How Did It Start?” National Geographic

How Has Immigration Changed Britain Since World War II?BBC iWonder

Sugam Pokharel, “60 Years After Exile, Tibetans Face a Fight for Survival in a Post-Dalai Lama World,CNN News

Sean Coughlan, “Last Survivor of US Slave Ships Discovered,BBC News

What We’re Reading This Week

JOSEPH SATISH Nazimuddin Siddiqui, “The Discourse of Doubt: Understanding the Crisis of Citizenship in Assam,” Economic & Political Weekly. Sagar Dhara, “Indian Environmental Movements: Why They Failed or Succeeded, and the Challenges Ahead,” Ecologise. Ramachandra Guha, “The Historian and Chauvinism,” The India Forum. CHRIS SZABLA Rudi Batzell, “Guns Made the State, and the State Made…