AHA Advocacy 2013

  • AHA Statement on Academic Freedom and the Indiana Governor (July 2013)

    The American Historical Association issues the following statement regarding the recently released email correspondence of former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and his staff relating to the assignment of Howard Zinn’s work by an Indiana University faculty member.
  • Statement of Support for Russian Scholars (2013)

    The American Historical Association issue a statement of concern to Russia legal institutions, deploreing their recent actions to characterize as “political activity” the scholarship produced by any Russian research organization that receives a portion of its funding from sources outside the country, and to label scholars at such organizations “foreign agents.”
  • Letter of Support for Cuban Scholars to Attend LASA Conference (2013)

    The following letter was submitted to the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, in support to facilitate visas for Cuban scholars to attend the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) conference.
  • Statement of Concern about Senate Initiative to Restrict Funding of Political Science Research (2013)

    On March 20, 2013, the United States Senate approved an amendment offered by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) to the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013, which would restrict the use of federal funds in the National Science Foundation’s Political Science Program. In response, the Council of the American Historical Association approved a statement of concern.