New Diplomatic History

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


CFP: Global Diplomacy: A Post-Institutional Approach

Basel/Bern, 30 August — 1 September 2018. This conference aims to contribute to the ongoing debate on the transformation of modern diplomacy from an instrument of arcane foreign policy to an intermediary between foreign policy and transnational and transboundary networks. […]


The Kremlinologist

Jenny and Sherry Thompson, the daughters of the American diplomat Llewellyn Thompson, have written a new biography of their father, his career, and their growing up in Moscow. […]


Call for Papers

The Revista Chilena de Relationes Internacionales has announced a call for papers for a special issue on the New Public Diplomacy. For information, see here.


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

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