The Wilson Center’s History and Public Policy Program and National History Center of the American Historical Association are pleased to announce the Fall 2016 Washington History Seminar schedule. Please visit our website for detailed talk descriptions as they become available. RSVP instructions can be found on the Wilson Center’s website the week before each presentation. The Seminar is co-chaired by Eric Arnesen (George Washington University) and Christian Ostermann (Woodrow Wilson Center). It meets Mondays, 4:00pm-5:30pm, Woodrow Wilson Center, 6th Floor Moynihan Board Room, Ronald Reagan Building, Federal Triangle Metro Stop.
The Seminar thanks the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and the George Washington University History Department for their support.
Washington History Seminar Fall 2016 Schedule
September 12: Wm. Roger Louis Lecture: Salim Yaqub (University of California at Santa Barbara) on Imperfect Strangers: Americans and Arabs in the 1970s
September 19: Matthew Dallek (George Washington University) on Defenseless Under Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security
September 26: Niall Ferguson (Stanford University) on Kissinger
October 17: Katherine Turk (University of North Carolina) on Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace
October 24: Mark Philip Bradley (University of Chicago) on The United States and the Origins of the Global Human Rights Imagination
October 31: Tyler Anbinder (George Washington University) on City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
November 7: Amanda Moniz (National History Center/AHA) on From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism
November 14: Manish Sinha (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) on The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
November 28: Nicole Hemmer (University of Virginia’s Miller Center) on Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics
December 5: Jeremy Friedman (Harvard University) on Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World
December 12: Susan Carruthers (Rutgers University) on The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace
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