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:

  • March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Click here to RSVP: Women and China’s Revolutions If we place women at the center of our account of China’s past two centuries of history, how does this change our understanding of what happened? Does Big History itself shift?  Gail Hershatter explores two themes: the labor of women in domestic...

  • 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

  • April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    April 4* Robert Jervis on How Statesmen Think: The Psychology of International Politics 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 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    April 8 Jennifer Miller on Cold War Democracy: The United States and Japan 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 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    April 15 Daniel Immerwahr on How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States 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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