Our weekly roundup of archives-related news from around the globe
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- “$2.3 billion required to send children to school in war-torn countries” UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Media Services (29 June 2015). See, Report: “Education for All: 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges” (EFA Global Monitoring Report, 2015).
- “World Heritage Committee opens with an appeal to protect cultural heritages sites targeted for destruction,” UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (28 June 2015).
- “Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review reports” International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)) (26 June 2015).
- “70 years ago, San Francisco became the birthplace of global change when 50 nations signed the UN Charter” UN Office at Geneva (26 June 2015).
- “Now open: ICRC archives from 1966-1975,” International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (15 June 2015).
Recent Publications and Resources of Interest
- Chayes, Sarah, THIEVES OF STATE: WHY CORRUPTION THREATENS GLOBAL SECURITY (W. W. Norton & Company: 19 January 2015). Book Review: THE TELEGRAPH (5 March 2015).
- DIPLOMACY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: EMBEDDING A CULTURE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY THROUGHOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE (Committee on Science and Technology Capabilities at the Department of State; Development, Security, and Cooperation; Policy and Global Affairs; National Research Council) (The National Academies Press, 2 June 2015).
- Hudson, Valerie M. and Patricia Leidl, with a foreword by Swanee Hunt, THE HILLARY DOCTRINE: SEX AND AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY (Columbia University Press: June 2015). Interview: “‘Hillary Doctrine’ examines treatment of women as national-security issue,” MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (24 June 2015).
- Moyn, Samuel, CHRISTIAN HUMAN RIGHTS (Intellectual History of the Modern Age) (University of Pennsylvania Press: 4 September 2015).
- Nettelfield, Lara J. and Sarah E. Wagner, SREBRENICA IN THE AFTERMATH OF GENOCIDE (Cambridge University Press, Hardcover: December 2013; Paperback: June 2015). Update: “Lara Nettelfield Launches Bosnian-Language Translation of Her SREBRENICA IN THE AFTERMATH OF GENOCIDE,” HARRIMAN INSTITUTE (22 June 2015).
- Pantsov, Alexander V. and Steven I. Levine, DENG XIAOPING: A REVOLUTIONARY LIFE (Oxford University Press, 1 May 2015). Review: THE ECONOMIST (27 June 2015).
- Thomas, M.A., GOVERN LIKE US: U.S. EXPECTATIONS OF POOR COUNTRIES (Columbia University Press: May 2015).
- Stahler-Sholk, Richard; Harry E. Vanden and Marc Becker, eds., RETHINKING LATIN AMERICAN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS: RADICAL ACTION FROM BELOW (Rowman & Littlefield: December 2014). Review: LATIN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES.
Upcoming Conferences, Events, and Workshops
- “Democratic Access or Privileged Exclusion?,” A Workshop on the Preservation of and Access to Refugee Archives at the University of East London (13 July 2015 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM).
- Call for Papers (CFP): “Futures of Intellectual History: A Graduate Student Conference,” New York University (23-24 October 2015) Deadline: 13 July 2015].
- CFP: FORCED MIGRATION REVIEW: “Asylum in Europe” (December 2015 Issue) [Deadline: 7 September 2015].
- Workshop Options: 3rd ICA Annual Conference: ARCHIVES: EVIDENCE, SECURITY & CIVIL RIGHTS, Reykjavík, Iceland (28-29 September 2015).
- CFP: “African Socialism/Socialism in Africa,” Paris, France (7 April 2016-9 April 2016) [Deadline: 30 September 2015].
- CFP: “Willy Brandt and the Americas, 1974-1992,” GERMAN HISTORICAL INSTITUTE, Washington, DC (9-11 June 2016). [Deadline: 30 September 2015].
- Call for Applications: The Georg Arnhold Program on Education for Sustainable Peace, The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Braunschweig, Germany [Deadline: 1 October 2015].