Digging through the Hillary Clinton Email Archive
Max Kemman | Jun 7, 2018Students in Max Kemman's digital history course use Voyant Tools to analyze the Hillary Clinton Email Archive.
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.
“Our Biggest Mistake Is That We Trusted You Too Much”
Jeffrey A. Engel | May 10, 2018Jeffrey Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, explains how Russian President Vladimir Putin...
Grant of the Week: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Fellowships
Zoe Jackson | May 9, 2018The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library is accepting applications for fellowships to support research with the library's archival holdings.
“We Came Here to Take the Bastille”
John Lawrence | Apr 30, 2018The candidacies of the Class of '74, a group of 76 Democrats who rode a wave of public disenchantment into...
Grant of the Week: Congressional Research Grants
Zoe Jackson | Mar 30, 2018Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians wh...
Writing the Cold War Back In: How History Influences Chinese Foreign Policy
Guest Blogger | Jun 5, 2017By Gregg A. BrazinskyAs Sino-American relations have emerged as a critical foreign policy issue in the Trump administration, public discourse...
On "Political History: An Exchange"
Williamjames Hull Hoffer | Apr 1, 2017To the editor:I read with great interest the exchange on US political history (“Political History: A...
“Are We Teaching Political History?”
Sarah Fenton | Mar 30, 2017Oh, what a difference a year makes. During a session at the 2016 annual meeting—mulling over the role historians should...
Interdisciplinary Summer Workshop on the Lochner Era
Zoe Jackson | Mar 28, 2017The Institute for Constitutional History, along with the Stanford Constitutional Law Center, is pleased to announce a workshop for university-level instructors: The Lochner Era.