Masuda Hajimu (family name Masuda, 益田 肇) is a historian of 20th century Asia and U.S. foreign relations. He focuses on the histories of ordinary people and their violence, as well as the recurrent rise of grassroots social conservatism in the globalized modern world.
I’m pleased to announce the soft launch of an online archive of oral history collections concerning the Cold War and decolonization in Asia
This chapter traces recent scholarship on Cold War America, aiming to show how the field has developed in recent years, what kinds of problems we face today, and where we can go from here.
I choosed “The Best Books to Reconsider What the Cold War Really Was” for Shepherd.com.
“Westad has shown one mode of the perfection of Cold War scholarship; now we must contemplate what to do next.”
I was invited to speak at the international seminar “Rethinking the Cold War in Asia: Experiences, Perspectives, Concepts,” organized by and held at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, the Czech Republic.
[Deadline: 1 December 2018] We will convene an international workshop at NUS, 25-26 May 2019, and are inviting scholars, graduate students, and independent researchers who are interested in taking part in our project, “Reconceptualizing the Cold War.”
[Deadline: 15 November 2018] We’re pleased to offer two postdoctoral fellowships. Successful candidates will join in our new research program, “Reconceptualizing the Cold War: On-the-ground Experiences in Asia.”
[Deadline: 1 November 2018] We’re pleased to offer PhD and MA scholarships. Successful applicants will take part in our new research project, “Reconceptualizing the Cold War: On-the-ground Experiences in Asia.”