“Causing us real trouble”: The 1967 Coup in Greece
Sarah B. Snyder is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and specializes in the history of the Cold War, human rights activism, and U.S. human rights policy. Her book, Human Rights Activism and the End of the Cold War: A Transnational History of the Helsinki Network, (Cambridge University Press), analyzes the development of a transnational network devoted to human rights advocacy and its contributions to the end of the Cold War. Her second book, Dictators, Diplomats, and Dissidents: United States Human Rights Policy in the long 1960s explores the development of US human rights policy during the long 1960s. In addition to authoring several chapters in edited collections, she has also published articles in Diplomatic History, Cold War History, Human Rights Quarterly, Diplomacy & Statecraft, Journal of Transatlantic Studies, and Journal of American Studies. She previously served as a Lecturer at University College London, a Cassius Marcellus Clay Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Yale University, the Pierre Keller Post -Doctoral Fellow in Transatlantic Relations at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies also at Yale, and as a professorial lecturer at Georgetown University. She received her Ph.D. from Georgetown, a M.A. from University College London, and a B.A. with honors from Brown University.
Effie G. H. Pedaliu is a Fellow at LSE IDEAS having previously held posts at LSE, KCL and UWE. She is the author of Britain, Italy and the Origins of the Cold War, (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003). She is the co-editor of Britain in Global Affairs, Volume II, From Churchill to Blair, (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013). Routledge will publish her book The Contemporary Mediterranean World in 2016. Dr Pedaliu is a co-editor with John W. Young of the Palgrave/Macmillan book series, Security Conflict and Cooperation in the Contemporary World. The main themes of her work include American and British Cold War policy and strategy; Human Rights and European Integration; transatlantic relations since the Second World War; European and Mediterranean security and politics. Her publications relevant to the talk include: Human Rights and Foreign Policy: Wilson and the Greek Dictators, 1967–1970, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 18, (1), 2007; Greek Junta, 1967–74’, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Vol. 22 (1), 2011; and "A Sea of Confusion": The Mediterranean and Détente, 1969–1974’, Diplomatic History, Vol. 33 (4), 2009. She is a member of the peer review college of the Arts and Humanities Research Council and a co-convenor of the International History Seminar (IHR).