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 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 spring 2019!

 

Upcoming Seminars:

  • February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    February 25 Kate Lemay on Triumph of the Dead: American WWII Cemeteries, Monuments, and Diplomacy in France 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

  • March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    March 11     Ngoei Wen-Qing on The Arc of Containment: Britain, the United States, and Anticommunism in Southeast Asia 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

  • March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    March 18 Devin Fergus on Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class 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

  • March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    March 25 Gail Hershatter on Women and China’s Revolution 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

  • April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    April 1 Sarah Igo on The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America 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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