Upcoming Event

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Stuck Behind the Iron Curtain: Race, Citizenship, and Red Scares

February 15, 2023

12:00-1:30 pm EST

330 21st St NW, Washington, DC, 20006

Join NMAD on February 15th to commemorate Black History Month through the story of Robert Robinson, a Black American who unwillingly spent 44 years in Soviet Russia. Bill Davis, a Black Foreign Service Officer, assisted in his repatriation.
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Past Events

  • Diplomacy Classroom

    Diplomacy Classroom: Diplomacy and the Emancipation Proclamation

    May 24, 2022


    The National Museum of American Diplomacy’s Public Historian Dr. Alison Mann will help us understand the international implications of the Emancipation Proclamation and how America’s diplomats advocated its cause during the Civil War.

  • Diplomacy Classroom

    Diplomacy Classroom: World Water Day

    March 22, 2022


    This World Water Day, Diplomacy Classroom is joined by the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs’ Tess Ericson. She will help us explore the importance and complexities of freshwater as a resource and global issue. We will discuss how and why the State Department works on freshwater issues. What…

  • Diplomacy Classroom

    Diplomacy Classroom: Holocaust Survivors’ Legacies and Preserving the Past

    January 25, 2022


    In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day we were joined by Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Ellen Germain and NMAD’s Collections Manager Eric Duyck. Germain discussed U.S. foreign policy and the Holocaust as both a universal lesson and how it has served for many as motivation to make a career in public…