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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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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A.G. Hopkins on American Empire: A Global History

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Japanese Experts in Chinese Postwar Reconstruction: History, Legacy and Memory

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Scientists’ Hard Drives, Databases, and Blogs

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The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Samuel Walker on Most of 14th Street Is Gone

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War in the Nazi Imagination

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Three Waves of Jewish Migration to Shanghai: 1845-1941

Karl Marx and the History of Capitalism

American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism

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Steven Ross on Hitler in Los Angeles

Profs and Pints: Founding Fathers in the Friend Zone

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Oil and Decolonization in North Africa: The Edjeleh-Gabes pipeline crisis, at the heart of Maghreb sovereignty challenges (1954-1962)

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Clothing the Sinews of the City’s Mystic Body: Sartorial Extravagance in the Literature of Early Modern London

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When Poor People Marched on Washington: 50 Years Later

Herrick Chapman on France’s Long Reconstruction

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Paradise and Dreams in Palestine and the Land of Israel: Jews, Palestinians, and the Coming of the 1948 War

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A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism

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Fake News? Hamilton Rumors and Truths

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Community of Historians Brown Bag Lunch

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Edward Ayers on The Thin Light of Freedom

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From Selma to Moscow: How Human Rights Activists Transformed US Foreign Policy

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The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of a Nation

DC History Grad: Women in Academic Roundtable

Japanese Industrial Espionage, American Decline, and the Political Economy of Knowledge in the 1980s

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USCHS: Reconstruction Reexamined

Congressional Briefing on the History of US Infrastructure

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