Washington History Seminars: 2010

February

International Human Rights in Historical Perspective: February 1, 2010

    Stanley N. Katz, Director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at Princeton University

Wilson Versus Wilsonian: February 22, 2010

    John Milton Cooper, Jr., Fox Professor of American Institutions at the University of Wisconsin
March

African Americans and Independence Struggles in Asia and Africa: March 1, 2010

    Carol Anderson, Associate Professor of African-American Studies at Emory University

The History of the West Through Arab Eyes: March 8, 2010

    Eugene Rogan, Professor of History at Oxford University

Modern Economics and the Nemesis of History: March 15, 2010

    Volker Berghahn, Seth Low Professor of History at Columbia University

American Ascendancy in the Pacific: March 22, 2010

    Bruce Cumings, Distinguished Service Professor in History at the University of Chicago

Nikita Khrushchev and the Fate of the Soviet Union: March 29, 2010

    Vladislav Zubok, Associate Professor of History at Temple University
April

Rising Inequality and the Return of Jim Crow: April 5, 2010

    Devin Fergus, Assistant Professor of History at Vanderbilt University

States, Nations, and the Problem of the Nation-State: April 19, 2010

    James J. Sheehan, Dickason Professor in the Humanities, emeritus, at Stanford University

The French and American Revolutions and Modern Democracy: April 26, 2010

    David Bell, Professor of History at Princeton University
May

The Eternal Question of Counterinsurgency: May 3, 2010

    Marilyn B. Young, Professor of History at New York University

Vann Woodward and the Civil Rights Movement: May 10, 2010

    Sheldon Hackney, Boies Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania

Changing Concepts of Love in the Eighteenth Century: May 17, 2010

    Luisa Passerini, Professor of History at the University of Turin
September

Why a Congress and Not a Parliament?: September 13, 2010

    Donald A. Ritchie, Historian of the United States Senate

Francois Mitterand and the Dilemmas of the Cold War: September 20, 2010

    Frédéric Bozo, Wilson Center Fellow and Professor at the Sorbonne

Reflections on the Mau Mau and the End of Empire: September 27, 2010

    Caroline Elkins, Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Harvard University
October

Secularism and Gender Equality: October 4, 2010

    Joan Wallach Scott, Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study

Cold War Legacies: October 18, 2010

    Melvyn P. Leffler, Edward Stettinius Professor of American History at the University of Virginia
November

How Special has the Anglo-American “Special Relationship” Really Been?: November 8, 2010

    Sir Brian Harrison, Emeritus Fellow of Corpus Christi College of the University of Oxford

The Protestant Boomerang: American Missionaries and the United States: November 15, 2010

    David A. Hollinger, Preston Hotchkis Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley

Accidents and Axioms: The Curious History of US Foreign Policy: November 22, 2010

    Philip D. Zelikow, White Burkett Miller Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in History at the University of Virginia

Oil and World Power: November 29, 2010

    David S. Painter, Professor of International History at Georgetown University
December

The Roman and British Empires: December 6, 2010

    John G. A. Pocock ,Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University
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