The final conference of the project took place at NYU London on 17-18 January 2019, with speakers including Edward Snowden, John Kiriakou, and Ewen MacAskill.
On October 18, 2018, NYU hosted a symposium, “Debating U.S. National Security Whistleblowing: Secrets, the State, and Democracy. Organized by Hannah Gurman and Kaeten Mistry, it featured whistleblowers, advocates, and historians.
On June 23, 2018, Kaeten Mistry, Hannah Gurman, Thomas Drake, and Jeremy Kuzmarov participated in a roundtable, “U.S. National Security Whistleblowing in the Long Twentieth Century — Debating Origins, Ideologies, Retaliation, and Legacies,” at the annual meeting of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) in Philadelphia.
On April 4, 2018, Kaeten Mistry presented “The Rise and Fall of National Security Whistleblowing in the Long 1970s” at the British Association of American Studies & European Association for American Studies Annual Conferences in London.
On Friday, March 9, at 7pm, Kaeten gave a public talk, “Hero, Traitor, Whistleblower, Spy: The Curious History of National Security Whistleblowing” in Norwich, England at the Second Air Division Memorial Library’s Broken America? Governance in the Age of Division lecture series, in The Forum.
On Jan 18-19, 2018 the entire research team convened for an intensive workshop at New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study to discuss our research-in-progress.
On Nov 9-10, Hannah and project collaborator Sam Lebovic participated in a conference on Navigating Law and Ethics at the Crossroads of Journalism and National Security, hosted by the University of Pennsylania’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law.
Kaeten and Hannah presented at the HOTCUS Annual Conference in Dublin, Ireland, 16-18 June. They were joined by project collaborator Sam Lebovic (George Mason University) on a panel discussing “National Security Whistleblowing in the Long ‘American Century.”
In July, Kaeten led a seminar at the SHAFR Summer Institute, which focused on “Security and the State: Cultures of National Security and the Insecurity in American Foreign Relations,” at Cambridge University.