The Wolfe Affair: Nationalist Networking on the Celtic Fringe

(This essay has been cross-posted at Irish Diplomatic History.) On Tuesday, 18 September 1962, a Scottish nationalist politician named William Wolfe and an Irish government diplomat and civil servant named Con Cremin met in Dublin, Ireland, for a late dinner. … Continue reading

Coders and Girl Geeks and Luddites, Oh My: Great Lakes THATCamp 2011

Yesterday, I attended the first day session of Great Lakes THATCamp 2011, a regional unconference hosted at Michigan State University. Originally spun off from the Mother Ship THATCamp (aka Prime) first organized by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and … Continue reading

Nerd Talk, March 2011

Earlier today, I gave a presentation to the GVSU History Department faculty colloquium dealing with my groping attempts the last few years to integrate digital humanities methods and thinking into my academic life. The title of the talk is, tongue … Continue reading

One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, Complete Series

Now grouped together for your reading pleasure, here are all the various parts of my recent series on Scottish Labour politician Arthur Woodburn, which represents my attempt at producing historical biography. One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism … Continue reading

One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, Part Six

You can find Part One of this series on Arthur Woodburn here, Part Two here, Part Three here, Part Four here, and Part Five here. One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, 1960-1970 Part Six: … Continue reading

One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, Part Five

You can find Part One of this series on Arthur Woodburn here, Part Two here, Part Three here, and Part Four here. One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, 1960-1970 Part Five: Woodburn, Scottish Nationalism, … Continue reading

One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, Part Four

You can find Part One of this series on Arthur Woodburn here, Part Two here, and Part Three here. One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, 1960-1970 Part Four: Towards a European Language Woodburn’s support … Continue reading

One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, Part Three

You can find Part One of this series on Arthur Woodburn here and Part Two here. One Britain, One Europe, One World: The Socialist Internationalism of Arthur Woodburn, 1960-1970 Part Three: Movement Man: Woodburn’s Political Activism on European Integration During … Continue reading