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August 2021

Diplomacy Classroom: How to Teach History through Diplomacy Simulations

August 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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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, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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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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October 2021

Facing Diplomacy: Hispanic-American Diplomats

October 6, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
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​​Please join us for a discussion about the contributions of Hispanic-American diplomats to American diplomacy. Ambassador Lino Gutierrez will share some memorable moments from his 29-year career in the Foreign Service, and Isabel Romero, President of the Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies (HECFAA), will discuss her thoughts about the impact Hispanic-American diplomats make in serving our nation. Dr. Alison Mann, NMAD’s Public Historian, and Museum Associate Sarah Chacon will be discussing the life and work of Ambassador Mari-Luci Jaramillo, a presidential appointee who served as the first woman Hispanic-American Ambassador to Honduras (1977-1980).

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Diplomacy Classroom: Consequences of the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956

October 12, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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How do decisions by diplomats impact the future? In this segment of Diplomacy Classroom, we will be learning about the 1956 Suez Canal Crisis, the diplomats involved, and the long-term impact that the event had on the world. We will be joined by Dr. Tizoc Chavez, who served as the consulting historian for one of our new simulations.

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November 2021

Diplomacy Classroom: The 1898 Spanish-American Conflict

November 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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In this segment of Diplomacy Classroom, we will be learning about the aftermath and consequences of the 1898 Spanish-American conflict and the following Spanish-American War. We will discuss what diplomacy looked like at the end of the 19th century, including the people who served as diplomats.

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