Fall 2023 Washington History Seminar series

Dear Colleagues,

The Fall 2023 series of the Washington History Seminar has been finalized. All seminars will be held online over Zoom and will be recorded for the Washington History Seminar’s YouTube Channel. Registration information will be circulated for each event two weeks in advance of the webinar. Please mark your calendars for the dates below:

  • September 11: Timothy Garten Ash on “Homelands: A Personal History of Europe”
  • September 18: Andrew Port on “Never Again Germans and Genocide after the Holocaust”
  • September 28*: Jonathan Sperber on “The Age of Interconnection: A Global History of the Second Half of the Twentieth Century”
  • October 2: Alan Bollard on “Economists in the Cold War: How a Handful of Economists Fought the Battle of Ideas”
  • October 12*: Samuel Freedman on “Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights”
  • October 16: Brooke Blower on “Americans in a World at War: Intimate Histories from the Crash of Pan Am's Yankee Clipper”
  • October 23: Stephanie Freeman on “Dreams for a Decade: International Nuclear Abolitionism and the End of the Cold War”
  • October 30: Beth Bailey on “An Army Afire: How the US Army Confronted Its Racial Crisis in the Vietnam Era”
  • November 6: David Painter and Greg Brew on “The Struggle for Iran: Oil, Autocracy, and the Cold War, 1951-1954“
  • November 13: Julian Jackson on “France on Trial: The Case of Marshal Petain”
  • November 20: Kathryn Brownell on “24/7 Politics: Cable Television & the Fragmenting of America from Watergate to Fox News”
  • November 27: Marvin Suesse on “The Nationalist Dilemma: A Global History of Economic Nationalism, 1776–Present”
  • December 4: Sarah Percy on “Forgotten Warriors: The Long History of Women in Combat”
  • December 11: Mattias Fibiger on “Suharto's Cold War: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, and the World”
  • December 18: Erik Scott on “Defectors: How the Illicit Flight of Soviet Citizens Built the Borders of the Cold War World”

*Denotes a Thursday session

All seminars will be held Mondays from 4:00–5:30 p.m. ET unless otherwise noted. The Washington History seminar is co-sponsored by the American Historical Association and the Woodrow Wilson Center. If you have questions about any event, please contact Rachel Wheatley at [email protected].


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Washington, DC 20003


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