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GPlogoGlobal Perspectives: A new interdisciplinary journal

University of California Press launches a new journal called Global Perspectives. It is interdisciplinary and at the same time endorses disciplinary roots and routes to tackle larger global questions.

Editor Hagen Schulz-Forberg explains here why Global Perspectives is of interest for political historians.


KurunmakiDemocracyNew volume: Democracy in Modern Europe

Edited by Jussi Kurunmäki, Jeppe Nevers and Henk te Velde

Democracy in Modern Europe surveys the conceptual history of democracy in modern Europe, from the Industrial Revolutions of the nineteenth century through both world wars and the rise of welfare states to the present era of the European Union.

With contributions by APH board members Irene Herrmann and Pasi Ihalainen. Read more


Marc Lazar - Professor of History and Political Sociology at Sciences Po Paris, France - during the 5th PhD Conference in Jyväskylä, 20-22 June 2017

Interview: Marc Lazar on the past and future of the APH

In June 2018 Prof. Marc Lazar (SciencesPo Paris) steps down as President of the Association for Political History. We asked him to reflect on the first 4 years of the APH and the future of political history in general: “The most important task for young political historians is to become completely part of the process of internationalization.” Read more