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The Spring 2022 Washington History Seminar Lineup

The History and Public Policy Program and the National History Center are pleased to announce the Spring 2022 Washington History Seminar lineup. All sessions take place on Zoom webinar from 4–5:30pm ET unless otherwise noted. Recordings of past sessions are available through the links.

The Spring 2022 Washington History Seminar Lineup

January 24
Embattled Europe: A Progressive Alternative with Konrad Jarausch
(video available)

January 31
Cuba: An American History with Ada Ferrer
(video available)

February 7
Uncertain Allies: Nixon, Kissinger, and the Threat of a United Europe with Klaus Larres
(video available)

February 14
Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality with Tomiko Brown-Nagin
(video available)

February 28
One Quarter of the Nation: Immigration and the Transformation of America with Nancy Foner

March 7
“History, Disrupted”: How Social Media and the World Wide Web Have Changed the Past with Jason Steinhauer

March 14
Undoing the Liberal World Order: Progressive Ideals and Political Realities Since World War with Leon Fink

March 21
Looking for the Good War: American Amnesia and the Violent Pursuit of Happiness with Elizabeth Samet

March 28
Oceans of Grain: How American Wheat Remade the World with Scott Reynolds Nelson

April 4
Only the Clothes on Her Back: Textiles, Law, and Commerce in the Nineteenth-Century United States with Laura Edwards

April 11
The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order: America and the World in the Free Market Era with Gary Gerstle

April 18
Counterterrorism between the Wars: An International History, 1919-1937 with Mary Barton

April 25
Israel's Moment: International Support for and Opposition to Establishing the Jewish State, 1945–1949 with Jeffrey Herf

May 2
The New Atlantic Orderwith Patrick O. Cohrs

May 9
The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis de Tocqueville with Olivier Zunz

May 16
Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands with Kelly Lytle Hernandez

May 23
Panel on the Vietnam War with Shawn McHale, Christopher Goscha, and George Veith

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