A service of the National History Center, the Events Calendar includes information about history-related events sponsored by an array of institutions in the DC area. The Center is not responsible for the accuracy of the information. To list events, please contact Amanda Perry at aperry@historians.org.

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10:30 am

Jewish History Colloquium

November 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Friday, November 17, 2017: Moria Paz (Stanford Law School): "Network or State? International Law and the History of Jewish Self-Determination." The Greater Washington Jewish History Colloquium Conveners: Arie M. Dubnov (GWU) & Pamela S. Nadell (AU) In partnership with the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington Hosted by GWU’s Judaic Studies Program, the Jewish History Colloquium (JHC) provides the hub for faculty, postdoctoral students, … Continue reading Jewish History Colloquium

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12:30 pm

Community of Historians Brown Bag Lunch

November 17, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
American Historical Association, 400 A Street SE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Are you in DC for research or do you work for the federal government? Are you an emeritus, an adjunct, or an independent scholar? A public historian, a grad student, or a faculty member? We welcome all historians to get to know their colleagues at brown-bag lunches on Capitol Hill at the AHA building. Members … Continue reading Community of Historians Brown Bag Lunch

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2:00 pm

Historians and the Anthropocene

November 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Climate denialism comes in many forms.  While most historians understand that the planet faces severe environmental challenges, few consider its impact on our profession. Professors Julia Adeney Thomas and John McNeill will argue that both Earth history and human history have now entered a new epoch, the Anthropocene, a time in which humankind exerts a … Continue reading Historians and the Anthropocene

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