Demolishing “Participatory Dictatorship”
Andrew Demshuk | May 21, 2018The destruction of Leipzig's University Church in 1968 revealed the insincerity of the German Democratic Republic's rhetoric of "people's democracy," writes Andrew Demshuk.
Phyllis B. Roberts (1932–2018)
Beverly Mayne Kienzle and Anne T. Thayer | May 1, 2018Medieval Historian; AHA 50-Year MemberPhyllis Barzillay Roberts, a groundbreaking scholar in medieva...
History Is Relevant Everywhere
Antia Wiersma | Apr 19, 2018On the one day between the first European winter storm of the year and a North American snow blizzar...
Advocacy Briefs: AHA Condemns Polish Law Criminalizing Public Discussion of Polish Complicity in Nazi War Crimes
AHA Staff | Apr 2, 2018On February 9, 2018, the American Historical Association issued the following statement condemning a...
Marvin L. Edwards (1915–2016)
Jill Wharton | Apr 2, 2018Marvin L. Edwards, professor emeritus at Clarkson University, passed away on January 31, 2016.
On "In England's Dreaming"
Richard Harris | Mar 9, 2018To the editor:I never thought I would leap to the defense of The Crown—in both meanings of the phras...
Encouraging Nuance in Holocaust History
Guest Blogger | Feb 26, 2018By Rebecca ErbeldingThe story of the Holocaust is generally told with a great deal of certitude. Bey...
Cissie Fairchilds (1944–2017)
Jack R. Censer, Linda L. Clark, and Michael B. Miller | Feb 16, 2018Historian of FranceAfter a distinguished career, Cissie Fairchilds, professor of history emerita at ...
Medievalism, White Supremacy, and the Historian’s Craft: A Response
Guest Blogger | Dec 18, 2017By Daniel FrankeCarol Symes’s AHA Today post, “Medievalism, White Supremacy, and the Historian’s Cra...
Historians Tackle the Present in Six Late-Breaking Sessions at AHA18
Kritika Agarwal | Dec 14, 2017For the first time, the 2018 AHA annual meeting includes a set of member-proposed late-breaking sessions.