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June 2021

Diplomacy After Hours: Representing America to the World: Asian American & Pacific Islander Contributions to Diplomacy

June 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Diplomacy After Hours Asian American & Pacific Islander contributions to diplomacy

Join us for a discussion on the contributions of Asian American & Pacific Islander diplomats to American diplomacy. We will explore the lives and service of three Asian Americans: Ambassador Don Yamamoto, current U.S. Ambassador to Somalia; Boa Lee, Foreign Service Officer and daughter of Hmong refugees; and Dr. Sammy Lee, a groundbreaking Olympic champion and Cold War goodwill ambassador.

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July 2021

Diplomacy Classroom: Camp David Accords

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Camp David Accords Diplomacy Classroom

How did President Jimmy Carter use Camp David to broker peace between Egypt and Israel in 1978? Learn from our public historian Alison Mann about why U.S. presidents may want to conduct business away from the White House and how this led to the creation of Camp David.

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Diplomacy After Hours: The Power of Olympians, Paralympians, and Sports Diplomacy

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Olympics Olympians Paralympians Sports Diplomacy After Hours

​​What role do the Olympics play in American diplomacy?

As the 2021 Summer Olympic Games kick off this month, please join NMAD for a virtual program on July 28, 2021 at 5 pm EDT to discuss the diplomatic impact of our nation’s athletes and the power of sports diplomacy.

The discussion will feature NMAD’s Public Historian Alison Mann, Paralympian and U.S. Department of State Sports Envoy and ECA exchange sports alumnus John Register, Dr. Damion Thomas, Curator of Sports at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Dr. Ashleigh Huffman, Program Specialist from the Department of State’s Sports Diplomacy Division.

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August 2021

Diplomacy Classroom: How to Teach History through Diplomacy Simulations

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
WebEmail DC Teaching Sims

Join the NMAD Education Team for an introduction to the museum's new Historical Diplomacy Simulation Program and ideas on how to implement them into the classroom. Our discussion will include how to facilitate the program with simulation participants and a tour of diplomacy education resources found on the museum's website. 

Diplomacy Classroom is a monthly virtual event presented by the National Museum of American Diplomacy where we explore diplomacy through a historical event, person, or contemporary global issue.

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September 2021

Diplomacy Classroom: The Fulbright Teacher Exchange Experience

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Diplomacy Classroom Fulbright Teacher Exchange

We are highlighting the Fulbright Teacher Program In honor of its 75th anniversary. With our guest from the Teacher Exchange Branch in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Kayla Gatalica, we will discuss the mission of the Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program and the impact it has on teachers and students in the United States and around the world. We will explore how teachers can take advantage of exchange opportunities and become diplomats, inspiring a global outlook and global competence in their students. Turtle Haste, a Teacher Exchange alumna who traveled to the Republic of Georgia will join the discussion to reflect on her experiences.

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