Friday, January 4, 2008

HNN reports on the AHA

A report on day 1 of the annual meeting of the American Historical Association is posted by Rick Shenkman on History News Network, including a video of a panel discussing the publication three decades ago of Marshall H Hodgson, The Venture of Islam.


Day 2, with panels on the history of the House of Representatives, "The United States in Asia, the United States in Iraq: Historical Lessons Not Learned," and more

Day 3, with panels on Iraq, Katrina and other disasters, and a memorial service for Roy Rozenzweig.
Day 4
, with excerpts from Philip Zelikow's "stunningly sophisticated" address to the luncheon of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, "'For Want of Knowledge': Microhistory and Pivotal Public Choices," and a panel on how to write and publish an op-ed.