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Tuesday, January 06, 2015

[haw-info] HAW Notes 1/6/15: AHA links; links to recent articles of interest

Note: At the recent AHA convention the History News Network (HNN) videotaped presentations at the Jan. 3 roundtable entitled "What Is the Responsibility of Historians Regarding the Israel/Palestine Conflict?" Links are as follows: Carolyn Eisenberg; Leena Dallasheh; Joel Beinin; Linda Gordon; Barbara Weinstein. At the AHA's annual business meeting the next day, attendees voted not to add two late-submitted resolutions critical of Israeli practices bearing on academic freedom to the meeting's agenda. Links to a number of documents and stories regarding the convention are being posted on the HAW website.


Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Andrew J. Bacevich, The Spectator (UK), posted January 3
The author, retired from teaching history at Boston University, is a fellow at Columbia University's School of Public and International Affairs.

By James Fallows, The Atlantic, posted December 31

By John Dickson, History News Network, posted December 22
The author is a former senior Foreign Service officer and a recent public history graduate from the University of Massachusetts.

By John Prados, History News Network, posted December 22
The author is a senior fellow of the National Security Archive at George Washington University and head of its CIA Documentation Project.

By John H. Coatsworth, History News Network, posted December 22
The author teaches history and Latin American Affairs at Columbia University.

By Alfred W. McCoy, History News Network, posted December 21
The author teaches history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has written two books on US torture policy.

By William R. Polk, History News Network, posted December 21
The author is a former State Department official and former University of Chicago historian.

By Greg Grandin, TomDispatch.com, posted December 21
The author teaches history at New York University.

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, Huffington Post, posted December 17
The author wrote Blood on Our Hands: The American Invasion and Destruction of Iraq.

By Jon Wiener, The Nation blog, posted December 15
The author teaches history at the University of California, Irvine

The above list was edited by Steve Gosch and Jim O'Brien, with thanks to Rosalyn Baxandall, Mim Jackson, and an anonymous reader for suggesting articles that are included. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.

 



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