The full conference program is here. The Program Committee highlights the following sessions:
- General Michael V. Hayden (USAF), the Director of the CIA, will be the speaker at our opening luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, 21 June.
- A Plenary Session, “Domestic Politics Roundtable,” will take place on Thursday evening from 7-9 p.m. Papers: Mary Dudziak, USC, Making Law, Making War, Making America and Julian Zeizler, Boston University (soon to be at Princeton), When Liberals Were Hawks. Commenting: Mark Lawrence, University of Texas/Yale University, and Robert McMahon, Ohio State University.
- Susan Ferber of Oxford University Press will chair a Roundtable, “Diplomatically Speaking: How Historians of American Foreign Relations Communicate with the American Public,” on Friday morning (9-11), 22 June. Expected to participate are: Warren Bass (Washington Post), Ralph Begleiter (CNN), Kai Bird (The Nation), Tim Naftali (Nixon Library), and Gideon Rose (Foreign Affairs).
- Anna K. Nelson will deliver a talk, “The Pleasure (and Pain) of Writing about Powerful Women in Foreign Affairs,” at the Women Historians in SHAFR Breakfast. The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, 23 June.
- On Saturday morning (9-11), 23 June, a plethora of Kissinger scholars will give their thoughts and answers on the provocative question posed at the Roundtable, “Henry Kissinger: Cold War Villain, International War Criminal, or Conventional Cold War Statesman?”
- Our president, Rich Immerman, will deliver his presidential address, “Intelligence and Strategy: Historicizing Psychology, Policy, & Politics,” at the luncheon on Saturday, 23 June.