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Ana Minian on Her Article “Offshoring Migration Control"

AHR Interview

Release Date: 03/17/2020

Ari Joskowicz on His Article “The Age of the Witness and the Age of Surveillance” show art Ari Joskowicz on His Article “The Age of the Witness and the Age of Surveillance”

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Historian Ari Joskowicz discusses “The Age of the Witness and the Age of Surveillance: Romani Holocaust Testimony and the Perils of Digital Scholarship,” which appears in the October 2020 issue of the AHR.

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Ian Milligan Discusses His Book History in the Age of Abundance? show art Ian Milligan Discusses His Book History in the Age of Abundance?

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In this first episode of the fourth season of the podcast, we speak with historian Ian Milligan about his 2019 book History in the Age of Abundance?: How the Web Is Transforming Historical Research.

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to submit an article to the AHR, how the review process works, how best to frame your submission, or what type of work the AHR is most interested in? In this special episode of AHR Interview, we invited three recent AHR authors to discuss precisely these questions. Our guests are Carina Ray of Brandeis University, Sana Aiyar of MIT, and Marc Hertzman of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Adam McNeil interviews Georgia State University historian Julia Gaffield about the legacy and ongoing influence of Julius S. Scott’s The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution.

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Corinne Field and Nicholas Syrett on the Roundtable Corinne Field and Nicholas Syrett on the Roundtable "Chronological Age"

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In this episode we speak with historians Corinne Field and Nicholas Syrett about the April 2020 AHR Roundtable they co-edited titled “Chronological Age: A Useful Category Of Historical Analysis.”

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Ana Minian on Her Article “Offshoring Migration Control Ana Minian on Her Article “Offshoring Migration Control"

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In this episode, Stanford University historian Ana Minian talks about her February 2020 AHR article “Offshoring Migration Control: Guatemalan Transmigrants and the Construction of Mexico as a Buffer Zone.”

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Tyler Anbinder on Ireland’s Great Famine Refugees in New York show art Tyler Anbinder on Ireland’s Great Famine Refugees in New York

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Tyler Anbinder discussed his article, co-authored with Cormac Ó Gráda and Simone A. Wegge, “Networks and Opportunities: A Digital History of Ireland’s Great Famine Refugees in New York,” which appears in the December 2019 issue of the AHR.

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In part 2 of this conversation with Michigan State University historian Sharon Leon, we examine the concept of historians as data creators. Among other things, we discuss Leon’s chapter draft “The Peril and Promise of Historians as Data Creators: Perspective, Structure, and the Problem of Representation,” which you can read and comment on at 6floors.org/bracket.

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Sharon Leon Part 1: A Better History of Digital History show art Sharon Leon Part 1: A Better History of Digital History

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Michigan State University historian Sharon Leon outlines a fuller and better history of digital history as well as her own journey into this field.

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AHR Associate Editor Michelle Moyd speaks with T.J. Tallie about his reappraisal of Keletso E. Atkins’s 1993 book The Moon Is Dead! Give Us Our Money! The Cultural Origins of an African Work Ethic, Natal, South Africa, 1843–1900.

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In this episode, Stanford University historian Ana Minian talks about her February 2020 AHR article “Offshoring Migration Control: Guatemalan Transmigrants and the Construction of Mexico as a Buffer Zone.” Minian is the author of the book Undocumented Lives: The Untold Story of Mexican Migration (Harvard University Press, 2018). Her recent op-ed "America Didn’t Always Lock Up Immigrants" appeared in the New York Times. She’s currently writing a book about the history of immigration detention.