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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 (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 (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 (4:30 p.m.)

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

Thursday, Oct. 24: Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture by Ambassador Mary Ann Peter (Carter Center) (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.) (Time TBD)

Monday, Nov. 4: CHI/George Washington Forum talk by Jeremy Black (Exeter) on Brexit in historical perspective (Time TBD)

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

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