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Announcing the 

2022 - 2023 Schedule for the 

Madison History Roundtable

We welcome you to the 2022- 2023 season of the Madison History Roundtable. We have an exciting slate of speakers for this year. The season will start on Thursday, September 8th with Francine Hirsch who will be presenting, Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II.

We will continue the discussion throughout the year covering a variety of topics of American, Wisconsin and regional history. The complete schedule of speakers is listed at the end of this page.

The Madison History Roundtable meetings are held the second Thursday of the month starting at 7:00pm at the Hop Haus Fitchburg. Social hour starts at 6:00pm, followed by an optional meal at 6:15. The meal is ordered off the menu. In consideration to the Hop Haus, reservations are kindly requested for the number of meals by contacting one of the following by Monday before the meeting; email, website (Contact/Dinner Reservations) or by calling Rich Fronek at 608-669-0970. Leave your name and the number of meals. DO NOT REPLY TO THE EMAIL MEETING NOTICE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS.

We will be posting a recording of the presentations to the MHRT YouTube channel for those that cannot attend in person.

For those on the MHRT email list, you will receive an email notification of upcoming meetings. Share the meeting information with family and friends. Membership is not required to attend the monthly meeting and presentation.


Madison History Roundtable 2022 Fall Schedule

September 8, 2022

Francine Hirsch

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of History at the UW-Madison

Soviet Judgment at Nuremberg: A New History of the International Military Tribunal after World War II


October 13, 2022

Christopher Kolakowski

Director, Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Perryville: Battle for Kentucky


November 10, 2022

Tracey Lee Roberts

 Senior Lecturer Emeritus from the History Department at UW- Platteville

Treachery and Cunning: The Dodge Family in the Upper Mississippi River Valley


December 8, 2022

Peter Fauerbach  


Fauerbach Brewing Company Madison, Wisconsin 1848 - 1967

January 12, 2023

Daniel Einstein

Historic and Cultural Resources Manager Emeritus, UW-Madison, Facilities Planning and Management

Camp Randall Memorial Park: Remembering Wisconsin's Civil War Veterans

February 9, 2023

George Hesselberg

Wisconsin State Journal Reporter (retired) and Author



March 9, 2023

Rob Zaleski

Capital Times Columnist

A Discussion on the Career of Retired Madison Police Chief David Couper


April 13, 2023

John Armbruster

History Teacher – Westby School District, Author

Tailspin – WWII B17 Tailgunner

May 11, 2023

6:00pm Meeting Time

Mark Gormican

National Military Park Service Historian and Interpreter (retired)

The Last Depot – A Civil War Sketch

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