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.
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.”
Masuda Hajimu has accepted a position as a Visiting Fellow at CRASSH & Wolfson College, University of Cambridge in 2020.
Masuda Hajimu has accepted a position as a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Advanced Social Sciences, Waseda University.
Dr. Kisho Tsuchiya and I have organized the 3rd Reconceptualizing the Cold War workshop on 14- 26 September 2020.
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.