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August 13, 2019 at 9:29 am

Contemporary History Announces Fall 2019 Speakers

The Contemporary History Institute has a full slate of public talks and discussions on offer this fall semester. The institute welcomes back two alumni (one History Ph.D. and one History B.A.) and brings a host of renowned scholars and authors to the Ohio University campus.

Thursday, Sept. 12: CHI talk by Raymond Haberski (IUPUI, Ohio History Ph.D. and Contemporary History Certificate in 1999) on U.S. intellectual history, at Bentley 227, (4:30 p.m.)

Tuesday, Sept. 24: CHI & Journalism talk by Ray Locker (former USA Today Washington enterprise editor, Ohio Journalism alumnus) on Haig’s Coup: How Richard Nixon’s Closest Aide Forced Him from Office, at Baker 231, (4:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 3: History & CHI talk by Susan Smith-Peter (CUNY; Ohio History alumna) on Russian history and Putin’s state, at Baker 219 MCC, (4:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 17: CHI talk by Mark Philip Bradley (Chicago) on decolonization and the Cold War, Baker 219 MCC, (4:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 24: Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture by Ambassador Mary Ann Peters (Carter Center), Baker 240, (7:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Oct. 31—panel revisiting “Dictatorships and Double Standards” (1979) by Jeane Kirkpatrick: Paul Milazzo (intro), Nukhet Sandal (moderator), Russell Crandall (Davidson, on US and Latin America), Mohammad Tabaari (Texas A&M, on Iran and the U.S.), Baker 242, (5:00 p.m.)

Monday, Nov. 4: CHI/George Washington Forum talk by Jeremy Black (Exeter) on Brexit in historical perspective, Baker Theatre, (6:00 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 14: CHI talk by Philip C. Brown (Ohio State) on environmental history and technology in modern Japan, Baker 231, (4:30 p.m.)

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