Saturday, July 7, 2018

Weekend Roundup

  • The American Historical Association has placed our own Mitra Sharafi in its “member spotlight.”
  • Congratulations to Matthew Dyson, Oxford University, upon his election as President of the of the European Society for Comparative Legal History.
  • ICYMI: Racially restrictive covenants in Greenville, SC.  In The Guardian, Heather Cox Richardson, Boston College, argues that “New Deal-era programs are as popular now as they were in the 1950s, and voters have come to recognize that Republican policies have hurt them.”  David Greenberg, Rutgers University, in Politico, on the politics of Supreme Court nominations since LBJ, qv also this.
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