Washington History Seminars: 2012

January

Abraham Lincoln and the Irish: January 23, 2012

    Kevin Kenny, Professor of History, Boston College

Roosevelt and Churchill: January 30, 2012

    Warren Kimball, Robert Treat Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University
February

Barbary Coasts: North Africa, Colonialism, and the Mediterranean: February 6, 2012

    Julia Clancy-Smith, Professor of History at the University of Arizona, Tucson

Islam and Democracy for the 21st Century: February 13, 2012

    John O. Voll, Professor of Islamic History and Associate Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University
March

The End of the German Paradigm: March 19, 2012

    Samuel R. Williamson, Jr., West Point, Harvard, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of the South

Peaceful Resolution of Ethnic Tensions: March 26, 2012

    Karl Meyer, New York Times; Shareen Brysac, CBS News
April

Reassessing Exploration: The West in the World: April 2, 2012

    Dane Kennedy, Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington Universityy

The Lumumba Assassination: April 9, 2012

    Stephen R. Weissman, Former staff director of the House Subcommittee on Africa

The Outbreak of WWI: April 16, 2012

    Margaret MacMillan, Warden of St. Antony’s College and a Professor of International History at Oxford University
May

The United States, Burma, and the Cold War: May 7, 2012

    Kenton Clymer, Distinguished Research Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
December

Women, Ecumenism, and Interracial Organizing: December 3, 2012

    Bettye Collier-Thomas, Professor of History at Temple University
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