Washington History Seminar

A joint venture of the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History and Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Washington History Seminar meets each week, January to May and September to December, on Monday afternoons at 4 o’clock at the Wilson Center. It aims to facilitate understanding of contemporary affairs in light of historical knowledge of all times and all places and from a variety of perspectives.

The Seminar thanks the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) and the George Washington University History Department for their support.

Upcoming Seminars:

  • April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Michael Kazin (Georgetown University) on War against War: The Rise, Defeat, and Legacy of the Peace Movement in America, 1914-1918...

  • April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Courtney Fullilove (Wesleyan University) on The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture...

  • April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Frank Settle (Washington and Lee University) on General George C. Marshall  and the Atomic Bomb...

  • May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Alice Kaplan (Yale University) on Looking for a Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic...

  • May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Gregg Brazinsky (George Washington University) on Winning the Third World:  Sino American Competition during the Cold War...

 

For the Spring 2017 schedule, click here.

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