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History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

Sana Saidykhan, an M.A. student in the History Department, was named a 2017 recipient of the Royal Air Maroc-African Studies Association Student Travel Award. The award includes airline tickets between the United States and any Royal Air Maroc (RAM) destination in Africa, and recognizes “outstanding scholarship by future African studies scholars.” Saidykhan is utilizing the […]

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April 27, 2017 at 10:03 amNews Research

12th Annual History Graduate Student Conference, March 17-18

The History Graduate Student Association hosts the 12th Annual History Graduate Student Conference at Ohio University on March 17-18. The program combines a keynote lecture with a series of panel presentations that showcase some of the cutting-edge, in-progress work of graduate students in the discipline of history from a variety of […]

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March 1, 2017 at 8:00 pmEvents

WXXI Interviews Sarr about Crisis in The Gambia

Dr. Assan Sarr

WXXI News interviewed Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, for a Jan. 25 Connections segment on “Understanding the crisis in The Gambia.” WXXI is a National Public Radio (NPR) member station in Rochester, NY. “After weeks of crisis in The Gambia, is the small African nation […]

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January 27, 2017 at 2:39 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Sarr Publishes Book: ‘Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia River Basin’

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, recently published Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia Rivier Basin: The Politics of Land Control, 1790-1940. The book comes in the wake of several journal articles Sarr has published over the past several years, and makes a significant contribution to the literatures […]

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January 19, 2017 at 8:37 amResearch

Contemporary History | Sarr on Gambian Election, Jan. 26

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr will begin the Contemporary History Institute spring semester lecture series on Thursday, Jan. 26, with a talk entitled “Gambia’s ‘Unprecedented’ 2016 Election: Accounting for the Recent Crisis in the Small West African Nation.”  The talk is in Baker 242 at 4:30 pm. Sarr has just returned from a […]

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January 1, 2017 at 5:45 pmEvents

CLJC Announces Open House on Legal Implications of the Elections, Nov. 14

CLJC Announces Open House on Legal Implications of the Elections, Nov. 14

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture announces an informal open house for all members of the Ohio University campus community from 1 – 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14, to discuss the legal and political implications of the 2016 election and its results. The Open House will take place in […]

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November 1, 2016 at 8:45 pmEvents

Faculty Panel | Understanding the 2016 Election, Nov. 15

Faculty Panel | Understanding the 2016 Election, Nov. 15

Trying to make sense of the presidential election? Still analyzing the outcome? Wondering what the future may hold with the new administration? Perhaps you want to air your own views? The History Department and Contemporary History Institute invite students, faculty, and staff to an informal forum on Tuesday, Nov. 15, […]

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November 1, 2016 at 8:30 pmEvents