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:

  • February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Timothy Breen (Northwestern University) on An Appeal to Heaven...

  • March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Walter A. McDougall (The University of Pennsylvania) on The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy...

  • March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Julia Young (The Catholic University of America) on Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War...

  • March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Luis Campos (University of New Mexico) on Radium and the Secret of Life...

  • March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Jenna Weissman Joselit (George Washington University) on Set in Stone America’s Embrace of the Ten Commandments...

 

For the Spring 2017 schedule, click here.

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