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.

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Upcoming Seminars:

  • September 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Jeremi Suri on The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

  • September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    O.A. Westad on The Cold War: A World History

  • September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Melissa Stockdale on Mobilizing the Russian Nation: Patriotism and Citizenship in the First World War

  • September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Carter Eckart on Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of  Militarism, 1866-1945

  • October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Nathan Stoltzfus on Hitler’s Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany


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