From the National History Center column of the January 2010 issue of Perspectives on History

New Seminar Series

NHC Staff, January 2010

The National History Center is joining with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to sponsor a weekly seminar series at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C.

These seminars will be held weekly on Monday afternoons at 4:00 pm in the Wilson Center premises. The first seminar, scheduled for January 25, 2010, will feature Martin J. Sherwin (GMU), Pulitzer-Prize winning U.S. historian who is known for his work on nuclear proliferation and energy development. He is currently a Wilson Center Fellow. He will focus on the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Other speakers scheduled for these seminars include Stanley N. Katz on international human rights; Chen Jian on Zhou Enlai: Bruce Cumings on American power in the Pacific; Carol Anderson on the meaning of the Civil Rights movement for Africa and Asia; Eugene Rogan on the history of the Arabs; Volker Berghahn on Germany; Marilyn B. Young on Vietnam and Afghanistan wars; William Taubman on Gorbachev; and James J. Sheehan on the formation of the European states. Please check the NHC web site for actual the schedule.

If you plan to attend any of the seminars, please contact the National History Center to reserve your space, as seating is limited! If you are unable to attend in person, you can see the seminar webcast on the NHC web site.