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History Alumni Publishes in New York Times, Teaches History at Community College

Ohio University alum Gerald Goodwin ’14Ph.D. recently published “Black and White in Vietnam” in the New York Times. The opinion piece draws on his ongoing research, part of which was completed as his 2014 doctoral dissertation, “Race in the Crucible of War: African American Soldiers and Race Relations in the […]

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September 12, 2017 at 10:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Contemporary History Announces Fall Speaker Series, Kicks Off on Sept. 21

Dr. Neilesh Bose

The Contemporary History Institute kicks off its fall lecture series with Dr. Neilesh Bose on Sept. 21. Bose is the Canada Research Chair in Global and Comparative History at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. On Oct. 19, Dr. Stephen Porter of the University of Cincinnati will be the […]

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August 2, 2017 at 11:15 amEvents

Marshall Legacy Series | Alum Talks about How Marshall Chose His Generals

Dr. Steve Taaffe

Ohio University alum Dr. Steve Taaffe discussed “Marshall & His Generals” as part of the George C. Marshall Foundation’s Marshall Legacy Series on the World Wars. Taaffe earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History in 1995 from the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as […]

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July 28, 2017 at 1:48 pmAlumni

Trauschweizer Sets Course for Contemporary History Institute

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Ingo Trauschweizer Director of the Contemporary History Institute This summer, I took on the directorship of the Contemporary History Institute, fueled by the desire to build further upon the tradition of excellent scholarship, fellowship, training, and education that CHI has offered to the university and the wider community since […]

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July 28, 2017 at 11:40 amNews

Baker Peace Conference | Communism: Reflections on a Violent Century, March 23-24

Baker Peace Conference | Communism: Reflections on a Violent Century, March 23-24

The Contemporary History Institute and the Baker Peace Studies program present the 2017 Baker Peace Conference, “Communism: Reflections on a Violent Century,” on March 23 and 24. This conference will examine what we have learned from Communism during the century since the Bolshevik seizure of power in Russia in 1917. […]

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March 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Covering China from the Ground Up, Feb. 23

Meyer Michael

The Contemporary History Institute sponsors Michael Meyer talking about “Covering China from the Ground Up” on Feb. 23 at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Since first arriving in the country as a Peace Corps volunteer 20 years ago, Michael Meyer has witnessed and written about the transformation of China, at […]

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February 1, 2017 at 6:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History Institute | LBJ, The Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism, Feb. 2

Dr. Randall Woods

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Randall Woods for a talk on “LBJ, The Great Society, and the Limits of Liberalism” on Feb. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Room 242. Woods, from the University of Arkansas, received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas. In 1985 he was named […]

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January 1, 2017 at 4:00 pmEvents