A new project is underway in Sweden that examines the expansion of international society in the twentieth century by way of digital analysis of discourse in UNESCO. More information on the project may be found on its website.
Three new calls for papers may be found on our call for papers page: Diplomacy between Crisis and Cooperation: Fourth Conference of the New Diplomatic History Network (Aarhus, 26-28 May 2021; proposals due 1 November 2020); Gratitude in Transatlantic Relations and Diplomacy (online, Jan-June 2021; proposals due 15 Oct 2020), and Public Health and Disease in the American Century (Middelburg, 21-22 Oct 2021; proposals due 1 Dec 2020)
Registration for keynote speeches on zoom for the upcoming conference, Scandinavian Internationalist Diplomacy, 1920s-1970s, may be done here:
More information on the conference may also be found on our call for papers page.
Three new podcasts are now available: the first, with Rósa Magnúsdóttir from Aarhus University, on the cultural Cold War; the second, with Jeremy Black, from the University of Exeter, on histories of diplomacy and foreign policy; and the third with Johan Galtung, on diplomacy, civilisation, and peace. All three recordings may be found on our podcasts page.
T. G. Otte, ‘The Inner Circle: What is Diplomatic History? (And Why We Should Study It)’ History January 2020 https://doi.org/10.1111/1468-229X.12925 reviewed by Ken Weisbrode, here: bit.ly/2W1jkQC
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 past support. 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.