A service of the National History Center, the Events Calendar includes information about history-related events sponsored by an array of institutions in the DC area. The Center is not responsible for the accuracy of the information. To list events, please contact Amanda Moniz at amoniz@historians.org.

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Remembering Biafra: History, Memory, and the Global Impact of the Nigerian Civil War

April 20 - April 21
George Washington University, Bell Hall 109

This conference brings together scholars, policy analysts, humanitarians, and artists to explore the multiple ways in which the Nigerian civil war of 1967-1970 drew the attention of the world, and to assess the legacies of Biafra for subsequent generations. The Conference is co-sponsored by George Washington University’s departments of Africana Studies, American Studies, English, History, … Continue reading Remembering Biafra: History, Memory, and the Global Impact of the Nigerian Civil War

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6:30 pm

GHI: Dial-up: A Grassroots History of Social Media

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington , DC United States

GHI Spring Lecture Series 2017 The Making of the Digital World Organized by Anne Schenderlein and Elisabeth Engel With their constant promise to make our life easier, computers have become an unquestioned part of our daily routines. Estimates have it that there are 2 billion devices in use around the world today, with expectations that … Continue reading GHI: Dial-up: A Grassroots History of Social Media

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