- Conference Archive
2016 Conference- Plymouth University, England
The 2016 Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association was held at Plymouth University in England, from 4-6 July.
2015 Conference- Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, the Netherlands
The 2015 Annual Conference of the Transatlantic Studies Association was held at the Roosevelt Study Center in the Abbey, Middelburg, the Netherlands, from 6-8 July.
TSA Chair Giles Scott-Smith Flanked by Keynote speakers Jessica Gienow-Hecht and Inderjeet Parmer
Jessica Gienow-Hecht (Free University, Berlin):
‘Transatlantic Nation Branding: Culture and Economics in International History’
Inderjeet Parmar (City University, London):
‘Race and Empire in Anglo-American Wars: Truman, Attlee and the Korean War’
Members of the TSA visit local synagogue
‘The Transatlantic Paradigm Reconsidered:
Speakers: Richard Walker, Sirpa Salenius, Marco Mariano, Kristin Cook
TSA conference Dinner, Tuesday 7th July 2015
2014 Conference- Ghent, Belgium
The 2014 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at University of Ghent, Belgium
7 – 10 July 2014
Duncan Bell (Cambridge University): “The Intellectual Grip: Strengths and Weaknesses of Anglo-American Conceptions of the Transatlantic Relationship”
Jamie Shea (NATO): 'Emerging security challenges: a NATO perspective'
Author Roundtable: Sarah Churchwell (University of East Anglia), author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of the Great Gatsby
2013 Conference - Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Literature and Culture Plenary:
Professor Donna Alvah, St. Lawrence University, USA
‘Transatlantic Worries: Protecting Children from Fearing the Prospect of Nuclear War during the Cold War’
Professor Michael Clarke, Royal United Services Institute
‘Britain’s New Transatlantic Thinking’
2012 Conference - Cork, Ireland
The 2012 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at Cork University
Literature and Culture Plenary:
Professor Constance Post, Iowa State University, USA
‘Particle, Wave, and Field: Momentum and the Transatlantic Turn in Literary and Cultural Studies.’
History Plenary: Professor Fred Logevall
'Same Bed, Different Dreams: France and America in Vietnam.’'
2011 Conference - Dundee, Scotland
The 2011 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at Dundee University
Plenary Round-Table Discussion: Transatlantic Relations in the Second World War
Chair: Warren Kimball
Discussants: Gavin Bailey, Tom Mills, Mark Stoler and Andy Buchanan
Sarah Meer, Cambridge University
‘Lord Fauntleroy's Ancestors; or, Cousins and Claimants in the Transatlantic Imagination’
2010 Conference - Durham, England
The 2010 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at Durham University on 12-15 July 2010.
Ohio State University
'Building Bridges of Ideas: Lyndon B. Johnson and Transatlantic Relations'
2009 Conference - Canterbury Christ Church University
The 2009 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at the Canterbury Christ Church University, on 13-16 July 2009.
Plenary speakers include:
University of Connecticut
'W. Averell Harriman and Archibald Clark Kerr: A Comparative of Politics, Personalities and Reactions to the Rigours of Living in Moscow'
European Institute of Public Administration
'Normative Cynicism in EU-US Relations'
'Transatlantic Slavery and Modern Feminism'
2008 Conference - Dundee University, Scotland
The 2008 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at the West Park Conference Centre, Dundee University, Dundee on 7-10 July 2008.
Plenary speakers include:
University College London
Publications Include: Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning (2008) Troublemaker: The Life and History of A. J. P. Taylor (2002) Britain, America and Sinews of War, 1914-1918 (1985).
Professor Emeritus University of Paris III
Publications Include: The Manifest Destiny of the United States in the 19th Century: Ideology and Political Aspects (1999) Theodore Roosevelt: Principes et Pratique d'une Politique Etrangere (1991) An American Empire: Expansionist Cultures and Policies, 1881-1917 (1990)Theodore Roosevelt: et la Justification de l'Imperialisme (1986)
Publications Include: American Foreign Policy: The Dynamics of Choice in the 21st Century (2007) Opportunities Missed, Opportunities Seized: Preventative Diplomacy in the post-Cold War World (2000) With Friends Like These: Reagan, Bush, and Saddam, 1982-1990 (1994)
Featured events included a civic wine reception and welcome from the Depute Lord Provost of Dundee, the Routledge wine reception with jazz trio, piping and a display of Highland dancing, the formal TSA dinner, and the opportunity to sample some of the finest Scotch malt Whisky. The full Conference Programme can be downloaded here.
2007 Conference - Cork, Ireland
The 2007 Transatlantic Studies Association Conference was held at University College Cork, in Cork Ireland on 7 - 10 July 2007
Marilyn B. Young
New York University
Publications Include: Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam (2007) The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990 (1991) Women in China: Studies in Social Change and Feminism (1973) The Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, 1895-1901 (1968)
Publications Include: La Sfida Nucleare: la Politica Estera Italiana e le Armi Atomiche, 1945-1991 (2007) Gli Stati Uniti e l'apertura a Sinistra: Importanza e Limiti della Presenza Americana in Italia (1999) I Missili di Ottobre: la Storiografia Americana e la Crisi Cubana dell' Ottobre 1962(1994)
University of California, Riverside
Publications Include: The Cambridge Introduction to Early American Literature (2002) Revolutionary Writers: Literature and Authority in the New Republic, 1725-1810 (1982) Power and the Pulpit in Puritan New England (1975)