Mark Your Calendars: Washington History Seminar Fall Schedule

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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