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 Perry at aperry@historians.org.

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The Impossible Presidency: A Conversation with Jeremi Suri

Xolela Mangcu on Nelson Mandela: The Aristocrat and the Revolution

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Frederick Douglass’s Indelible Mark on Washington

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A Conversation about Graphic Medicine

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John Lawrence on The Class of ’74

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

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Democracy’s Messengers: The Never-Before-Told Story of Young Americans on Capitol Hill

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A Capitol Experience: The History of U.S. Capitol Pages and their Unique Bond with the U.S. Capitol.

First Ladies of the Republic

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Jewish History Colloquium

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Steven Kotkin on Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941

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This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce

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Pompeii on the Potomac: Constantino Brumidi’s Nineteenth-Century, Roman-Style Frescoes for the Naval Affairs Committee Room in the U.S. Capitol Building

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Women’s Suffrage and the Vote: Funding Feminism

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City of Debtors: A Century of Fringe Finance with Anne Fleming

The Emancipation Proclamation and the End of Slavery

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Wildlife and Sovereignty Conservation on Hawaii’s Desert Islands, 1898-1911

The Square and the Tower: A Conversation with Niall Ferguson

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WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH LECTURE ON JEANETTE RANKIN

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Overburdened Peace: Competing Visions of World Order in 1918/1919

Boston’s Massacre

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Functions, Feasts, and the Aesthetics of Empire: Russian Tsars

Russian History Seminar of DC

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William Hitchcock on The Age of Eisenhower

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The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

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From Selma to Moscow

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Crisis and Expansion: the Making of Modern U.S. Diplomacy from the Spanish-American War to World War I

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