Washington History Seminar

A joint venture of the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History and Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the Washington History Seminar meets each week, January to May and September to December.  Unless otherwise noted, seminars take place on Monday afternoons at 4 o’clock at the Wilson Center. The Washington History Seminar aims to facilitate understanding of contemporary affairs in light of historical knowledge of all times and all places and from a variety of perspectives.

The Seminar thanks its anonymous individual donors as well as the George Washington University History Department and Villanova’s Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest for their support.

Click here to view the full schedule for fall 2019!

Upcoming Seminars:

  • September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    September 9 Sophia Rosenfeld on Democracy and Truth: A Short History (Wm. Roger Louis Lecture) Washington History Seminar All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop

  • September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    September 16 Nemata Blyden on African Americans and Africa: A New History Washington History Seminar All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop

  • September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    September 23 Carole Fink on West Germany and Israel: Foreign Relations, Domestic Politics, and the Cold War, 1965-1974 Washington History Seminar All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop

  • September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    September 30 Monica Kim on The Interrogation Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold History Washington History Seminar All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop

  • October 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    October 7 A. James McAdams on Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party Washington History Seminar All seminars take place at 4:00 p.m. Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Boardroom Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop

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