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.

Click here to view all upcoming events!

Seminars this month:

  • June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    For the Many: American Feminists and the Global Fight for Democratic Equality with author Dorothy Sue Cobble. Register here.

  • June 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Project Apollo with author Teasel Muir-Harmony. Register here.

  • June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White with author Patricia Sullivan. Register here.

  • July 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Justice Deferred: Race & The Supreme Court with authors Orville Vernon Burton and Armand Derfner Register here

  • July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter with author Kai Bird Register here

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