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September 1, 2018 at 9:30 pm

Contemporary History | Alumni Panel on ‘History of World Peace Since 1750,’ Oct. 11

The Contemporary History Institute presents a panel of Ohio University alumni for a panel on the new book Routledge History of World Peace since 1750 on Oct. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Bentley 124.

The book is edited by Dr. Christian Philip Peterson ’09Ph.D., Dr. William Knoblauch ’12Ph.D., and Michael Loadenthal. Peterson and Knoblauch discuss the overarching themes and arguments of the book.

Dr. Joanna Tague ’03M will present on her study on the liberation movement in Mozambique.

This panel is jointly presented by CHI, the History Department, and the War and Peace theme.

William Knoblauch, portrait

William Knoblauch

Knoblauch is Associate Professor of History at Finlandia University.  He researches and writes about Cold War politics and culture. His recent books are Nuclear Freeze in a Cold War: The Reagan Administration, Cultural Activism, and the End of the Arms Race. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017) and Peterson, Christian Philip, Michael Loadenthal and William Knoblauch (eds.). Routledge History of World Peace since 1750 (New York: Routledge, Fall 2018). He earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. He was a two-year fellow of the Contemporary History Institute.

Christian Peterson, portrait

Dr. Christian Peterson

Peterson is Adjunct Professor of History at Ferris State University. He earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO. He was awarded the Baker Dissertation Peace Fellowship in 2007-08.

Joanna Tague, portrait

Dr. Joanna Tague (Photo by Denison University)

Tague is Assistant Professor of History at Denison University. An historian of Sub-Saharan Africa, in 2015 she received a prestigious fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation to pursue research in Tanzania. Tague’s research explores the relationship between refugee settlement and rural development in decolonizing Africa. She authored a book on African Asylum at a Crossroads: Activism, Expert Testimony, and Refugee Rights (Ohio University Press 2016). She earned an M.A. in African Studies from the Center for International Studies at Ohio University.

war and peace theme logo, with dove and hawk

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