Human Rights After Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes (2017)

Dan Plesch Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press 2017 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice Magazine  Human Rights after Hitler reveals thousands of forgotten US and Allied war crimes prosecutions against Hitler and other Axis war criminals based on a popular movement for justice that stretched from Poland to the Pacific. These cases provide a great foundation for twenty-first-centuryContinue reading “Human Rights After Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes (2017)”

How in Myanmar “National Races” Came to Surpass Citizenship and Exclude Rohingya (2017)

Nick Cheesman Journal of Contemporary Asia 47, no. 3 Link behind a paywall here. The idea of “national races” or taingyintha has animated brutal conflict in Myanmar over who or what is “Rohingya.” But because the term is translated from Burmese inconsistently, and because its usage is contingent, its peculiar significance for political speech and action hasContinue reading “How in Myanmar “National Races” Came to Surpass Citizenship and Exclude Rohingya (2017)”

The Evolution of the Community Health Worker program in Papua New Guinea (2017)

Cathy Lepi Pilang, Marion Grey, Florin Oprescu Remote and Rural Health November 2017 Volume 17 Issue 4 OpenAccess version here. Papua New Guinea (PNG) has a special history in regard to the training of Community Health Workers (CHWs) and is currently preparing its frontline health workforce to serve the 85% of the total PNG populationContinue reading “The Evolution of the Community Health Worker program in Papua New Guinea (2017)”

The United States’ Cyber Warfare History: Implications on Modern Cyber Operational Structures and Policymaking (2017)

Omry Haizler The Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University “This article will touch upon two main components of the United States’ cybersphere and cyber warfare. First, it will review three cyber incidents during different time periods, as the US infrastructure, mechanisms, and policies were gradually evolving. It will analyze the conceptual, operational, and legislativeContinue reading “The United States’ Cyber Warfare History: Implications on Modern Cyber Operational Structures and Policymaking (2017)”

“The Case for History as a Tool to Change the World” (2017)

Cody J. Foster Published online at History News Network here. “As a “hard” social science, history can be used as an antidote to make the world a better place. Applied history can shape public policy, allow for better informed citizens, and help to enhance society. It can inspire students to appreciate the study of theContinue reading ““The Case for History as a Tool to Change the World” (2017)”