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. 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.

To view past recorded events, visit our Video Archive.

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Seminars this month:

  • November 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Sarah Wagner on What Remains: Bringing America’s Missing Home from the Vietnam War

  • December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Victoria de Grazia on The Perfect Fascist: A Story of Love, Power, and Morality in Mussolini’s Italy

  • December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Mira Siegelberg on Statelessness: A Modern History

  • December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Lawrence Wolff on Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe

  • December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Toshihiro Higuchi on Political Fallout: Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Making of a Global Environmental Crisis

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