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Dr. Mercier Presents Workshop

Laurie Mercier presented a workshop, “It Happened Here: Making Labor History Visible” on developing plaques and walking tours to commemorate the disappearing sites of labor history, at the Pacific Northwest Labor History Conference held in Portland April 23, 2022.

Dr. Booth Interviewed for Film

The film Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts will make its debut at the Seattle International Film Festival on April 16. Ryan Booth was interviewed for this film, which seeks to understand the role the Buffalo Soldiers played in the settlement of the US West and that complicated legacy. He was interviewed to speak broadly about the military history of the US-Indian Wars as well as the interactions between the African American Buffalo Soldiers and the Native American Scouts. More information can be found here: https://bit.ly/SIFFpremiere

Dr. Kawamura on “Violence, Atrocity, and Restraint in War” Panel Discussion

The Pritzker Military Museum and Library in Chicago will host a symposium “What is Military History Today?” on March 31 and April 1.

Noriko Kawamura is invited to participate in a panel discussion on “Violence, Atrocity, and Restraint in War.” The symposium will be livestreamed but registration is required by March 28. For further information go to the link below.
https://www.pritzkermilitary.org/onwar2022

Dr. Weller Gives Virtual Lecture

Charles Weller gave an invited virtual lecture to The Political Psychology Committee of the Iranian Political Science Association on “History as Identity: Implications for Personal, Social and Political Psychology”, and had the privilege of being able to dialogue with scholars residing in Iran on how national and world histories can potentially serve efforts of conflict resolution and peace-building within our one shared world.