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.

Click here to view the full schedule for spring 2018!

 

Upcoming Seminars:

  • January 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Melvyn Leffler on Safeguarding Democratic Capitalism: U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security, 1920-2015 Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

  • January 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Sheryl Cashin on Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Surpremacy Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

  • January 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Rebecca Erbelding on Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center

  • February 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Ibram Kendi on Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

  • February 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Andrew Demshuk on Demolition on Karl Marx Square: Cultural Barbarism and the People’s State in 1968 Washington History Seminars take place on Mondays at 4pm at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

 

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