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2019 EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum
2019 EDUCATIONUSA MENA REGIONAL FORUM
March 26-28, 2019
The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network invites representatives from accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) to participate in the EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum this March 26 - 28, 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco.

National Council on Public History Meeting
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY MEETING
March 27-30, 2019
National Council on Public History Meeting brings together several hundred members and non-members for workshops, sessions, tours, special presentations, and other events. It is a membership association dedicated to making the past useful in the present and to encouraging collaboration between histo...

Business Roundtable


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EVENTS

2019 EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum
2019 EDUCATIONUSA MENA REGIONAL FORUM
March 26-28, 2019
The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA network invites representatives from accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) to participate in the EducationUSA MENA Regional Forum this March 26 - 28, 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco.

National Council on Public History Meeting
NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY MEETING
March 27-30, 2019
National Council on Public History Meeting brings together several hundred members and non-members for workshops, sessions, tours, special presentations, and other events. It is a membership association dedicated to making the past useful in the present and to encouraging collaboration between histo...