The seminar thanks the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations (SHAFR) and the George Washington University History Department for their support.
September 4 Labor Day
September 8 O.A. Westad on The Cold War: A World History
September 11 W.R. Louis Lecture: Jeremi Suri on The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office
September 18 Melissa Stockdale on Mobilizing the Russian Nation: Patriotism and Citizenship in the First World War
September 25 Carter Eckert on Park Chung Hee and Modern Korea: The Roots of Militarism, 1866-1945
October 2 Nathan Stoltzfus on How Modern was Hitler’s Dictatorship
October 9 Columbus Day
October 16 Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez on The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973
October 23 William Taubman on Gorbachev: His Life and Times
October 30 Sheila Miyoshi Jager on The Other Great Game: The Opening of Korea and The Birth of Modern East Asia, 1876-1905
November 6 Krishan Kumar on Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World
November 13 Jeffrey Engel on When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War
November 17 Julia Thomas and John McNeill on Historians and the Anthropocene
Please note this talk will take place at 2:00pm.
November 20 Thanksgiving Week
November 27 Kathleen E. Smith on Moscow 1956: The Silenced Spring
December 4 Meredith Hindley on Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in WWII
December 11 Sarah Binder and Mark Spindel The Myth of Independence: How Congress Governs the Federal Reserve
Rosh Hashanah 2017 will start the evening of Wednesday, September 20 and will end the evening of Friday, September 22. Yom Kippur 2017 will start the evening of Friday, September 29 and will end the evening of Saturday, September 30.
All seminars take place on Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom
Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop