The mission of Historians for Peace and Democracy (H-PAD) is to stand up for peace and diplomacy internationally, and for democracy and human rights at home. To these ends, we are dedicated to fostering education on campuses and in communities, encouraging activism, and facilitating networking with organizations working for peace and justice.
H-PAD Update, Occasional Newsletter, November 2022
RHR/H-PAD Sessions at 2023 American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Meeting (January 6-9, 2023)
Staughton Lynd Remembered, by Carl Mirra (November 19, 2022)
A CALL TO ACTION
H-PAD has enthusiastically signed on to the campaign against what PEN calls educational gag orders– i.e. all the state laws banning the teaching about race, sexuality, and historical truth. Read more…
H-PAD Virtual Speakers Program
Over thirty-five speakers are available to address local audiences via Zoom without honoraria on a variety of important historical and political topics!
The Virtual Speakers Program (VSP) is a new H-PAD initiative which draws on our past experiences with speakers lists, but which now incorporates the technological opportunities provided by video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Skype. The purpose of VSP is to enable local campus or community H-PAD supporters to schedule, without honoraria, presentations by professional historians, independent scholars, and activists in topic areas that are politically, historically, and intellectually important in the current context. We suggest that virtual speakers might be booked, for example, for regular class meetings in courses, during regular meeting slots of community groupings, or for specially arranged events. Read more…