The National History Center is hosting several events at the American Historical Association’s 125th Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, January 6-9, 2011. Please join us for the sessions and the reception.
Open Forum, Friday, January 7, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Provincetown Room, Boston Marriott Copley Place
There will be drinks and refreshments as well as a brief update on the Center and its activities. We look forward to hearing your ideas and answering any questions you may have.
Session: “Ireland, India, and Palestine: Connections across the Decolonizing British Empire,” Thursday, January 6, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, Salon C, Marriott Boston Copley Place
Chair: Wm. Roger Louis, University of Texas at Austin
Papers: “Indian Ulsters” and “Palestinian Pakistans”: Britain’s Withdrawal from South Asia and the Palestine Mandate Lucy Chester, University of Colorado at Boulder
10 Meditations on Partition: India and Ireland in Ken McMullen and Tariq Ali’s Partition Michael Silvestri, Clemson University
Penny Sinanoglou, Princeton University
Comment: Dane K. Kennedy, George Washington University
Session: “Reappraising the 1960s: The United States and the Dawn of the Post-Cold War World,” Friday, January 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom, Salon I, Marriott Boston Copley Place
Chair: Francis Gavin, University of Texas at Austin
Papers: Lyndon Johnson and the Challenge of Economic Globalization Daniel J. Sargent, University of California at Berkeley
The Rise of Human Rights during the 1960s Sarah B. Snyder, University College London
Wilson’s Other Ghost: The United States, International Cooperation, and the Pursuit of Smallpox Eradication
Erez Manela, Harvard University
Comment: Andrew Preston, Clare College, University of Cambridge