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History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

As part of its efforts to compliment in-class education and serve as a resource to the Ohio University community, the History Department is pleased to present the following events during the Fall 2017 term. Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. (Seigfred Hall 401) Screening of the film Men in the Arena (Somalia) Directed by […]

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September 5, 2017 at 2:38 pmAnnouncements Events News

‘Hunting Nazi Treasure’ Documentary Taps History Grad Student for Research Expertise

Seth Givens, a history doctoral candidate, poses with files from the Cornelius Ryan Collection in the Mahn Center at Alden Library on Friday, September 27, 2013. (Photo by Tyler Stabile/University Libraries)

Seth Givens, a Ph.D. student in the History Department, recently began assisting in the production of Hunting Nazi Treasure, an eight-part investigative documentary television series co-produced by History Channel-Canada and More4 (Channel 4) in the United Kingdom. In part, the show continues the work of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives […]

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April 28, 2017 at 9:40 amNews Research

Zakic Publishes Book on Ethnic Germans, National Socialism in Yugoslavia during World War II

Dr. Mirna Zakić

Dr. Mirna Zakić, Assistant Professor of History, recently published Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II. The book offers an in-depth study of the ethnic German minority in the Serbian Banat (Southeast Europe) and its experiences under German occupation in World War II. Zakić argues that the Banat […]

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April 13, 2017 at 3:20 pmResearch

Lazaroff Lecture | Portugal, ‘Forced Paradise’: The Daily Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Nazi Europe, Feb. 27

Lazaroff Lecture | Portugal, ‘Forced Paradise’: The Daily Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Nazi Europe, Feb. 27

The 2017 Lazaroff Lecture features Dr. Marion Kaplan discussing “Portugal, ‘Forced Paradise’: The Daily Lives and Feelings of Jewish Refugees in Occupied Europe” on Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Baker Center 240/242. A reception will follow. This event is sponsored by the History Department, which invites students, faculty, and staff […]

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February 2, 2017 at 5:30 pmEvents

Baker Peace Panel | Egypt and the Levant in the World Wars, March 25

Baker Peace Panel | Egypt and the Levant in the World Wars, March 25

The 2016 Baker Peace Conference features a panel on Egypt and the Levant in the World Wars on Friday, March 25, at 10 a.m. in Baker Ballroom A, The theme of the 2016 conference, held March 24 and 25 at Ohio University, is “History, War, and the Shaping of the […]

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March 2, 2016 at 6:00 pmEvents

Contemporary History Institute Presents Dr. Michael Barnhart, March 12

Dr. Michael Barnhart

On Thursday, March 12, the Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Michael A. Barnhart on “Japan’s Fateful Choices: Entering and Exiting the Pacific War, 1941-1945” at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Barnhart is Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of History at Stony Brook University. His major works include Japan Prepares for […]

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March 12, 2015 at 9:15 pmEvents

Singh on a Fulbright-Nehru Award to India

Singh on a Fulbright-Nehru Award to India

Dr. Amritjit Singh, Langston Hughes Professor of English at Ohio University, is on a Fulbright-Nehru Award at the University of Delhi in India this academic year. Singh is working on a personal and historical book tentatively titled “At Home Abroad: The Making of Minority Consciousness in India and the United […]

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September 2, 2014 at 9:53 amNews