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8:00 am

USCHS: Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation

May 11 @ 8:00 am - May 12 @ 6:00 pm
Rayburn House Building,

April 20, 2017—Washington, DC—The U.S. Capitol Historical Society will present its annual symposium May 11 and 12 on Capitol Hill. Scholars from around the country will start to explore the post-Civil War period in “Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation.” The event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration through uschs.org is recommended. … Continue reading USCHS: Congress Begins to Reconstruct the Nation

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6:00 pm

GHI: Springs Eternal: Youth, Age, and Global Histories of Rejuvenation

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
German Historical Institute, 1607 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington , DC United States

Speaker: David M. Pomfret (University of Hong Kong) Professor David M. Pomfret is Chairperson of the Department of History at the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on British and French history, histories of childhood and youth, and the transnational and comparative history of modern Europe and its empires. His recent work engages with British … Continue reading GHI: Springs Eternal: Youth, Age, and Global Histories of Rejuvenation

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