Elizabeth Elliott | Nov 1, 2017The opening of classified Soviet archives following the demise of the USSR in 1991 resulted in an av...
Mapping the Early Modern World
Julia M Gossard | Oct 23, 2017Julia M Gossard (Utah State Univ.) uses Google Maps to assign a mapping project to students in her survey course on the early modern world.
AHA Member Spotlight: Ross Dunn
Matthew Keough | Oct 3, 2017Ross Dunn is professor emeritus of history at San Diego State University. His research interests include Islamic, African, and world history.
AHA Member Spotlight: Shuang Wen
Matthew Keough | Jun 14, 2017Shuang Wen is a research fellow at the Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore (MEI-NUS). She lives in Singapore...
US-China Diplomacy: Historical Perspectives on Challenges Confronting the People’s Republic
Dane Kennedy | Apr 5, 2017As Donald Trump and Xi Jinping prepared for what Trump has warned will be a “very difficult” meeting...
History in Ruins: Cultural Heritage Destruction around the World
Rachel Van Bokkem | Apr 1, 2017On January 20, Syrian authorities revealed that Daesh (also known as ISIS) militants had destroyed p...
AHA Member Spotlight: Maria Bashshur Abunnasr
Matthew Keough | Mar 24, 2017Maria Bashshur Abunnasr is an independent scholar, historical consultant, and oral historian. She lives in Beirut, Lebanon, and has been...
Memory and Peace in Colombia
Guest Blogger | Mar 20, 2017By Joshua M. RosenthalColombia has maintained a reputation as a country of forgetting since the world fell in love with...
Why Study Russian History?
Guest Blogger | Mar 13, 2017By E. Thomas Ewing and Virginia Tech Students enrolled in HIST 3604: Russia to Peter the GreatLast fall, Virginia Tech...
Human Rights in the Era of Trump
Guest Blogger | Jan 31, 2017By Mark Philip Bradley“Don’t tell me it doesn’t work—torture works,” then presidential candidate Donald Trump said at a February 2016...