New Diplomatic History

investigating diplomacy as an extension of social interests, forces, and environments


Our Third Conference

The schedule of presentations for our third conference to be held at Middelburg from 24 to 26 October may be seen here.


International Bureaucracy Links

Our colleagues at the International Bureaucracy history project have three new blog entries well worth a read. The links are as follows:

Call for Papers: Exposing Secrets: The Past, Present and Future of U.S. National Security

Whistleblowing and Government Secrecy: An Interdisciplinary Conference involving Scholars, Journalists, Whistleblowers, and Advocates

17-18 January 2019
New York University London Campus, 6 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London, UK

Edward Snowden and National Security Agency mass surveillance; Reality Winner and Russian interference in U.S. elections; James Comey and Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice. National security whistleblowing continues to shape history and stir controversy in and beyond the U.S. Drawing on political, legal, journalistic and cultural perspectives, this international, public conference will explore several topics []


It is our pleasure to announce an upgrade of our website thanks to friends at the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies and Leiden University who have redesigned the site and now provide us with an operational base. We are grateful to our former sponsor and host, the Toynbee Prize Foundation and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, for their help during the past five years. Please have a look at the new site and share your thoughts. Those who wish to contribute to the forum and to the list of publications should feel free to inform us at any time by writing to newdiplo [at] gmail [dot] com.

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