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Faculty Book Talk | Maxwell Taylor and Cold War National Security Establishment, April 25

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute, delivers a talk on Thursday, April 25, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Center 242. Titled “Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam,” the talk draws on Trauschweizer’s recently-published book of the same title, an intellectual […]

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April 1, 2019 at 6:00 pmEvents

2019 Baker Peace Conference To Focus on International Cooperation and World Order Since 1945

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute The Contemporary History Institute hosts the 2019 Baker Peace Conference on March 28-29, 2019. Our theme this year is “Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and World Order since 1945.” The keynote is at 7:30 pp.m. […]

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February 19, 2019 at 4:18 pmNews

Abu-Rish Joins Wilson Center Panel Discussion on Lebanese Spymaster’s Archive

Abu-Rish speaking during the event, flanked by Asseily to his right and Salem to his right. Photo courtesy of Wilson Center and Youmna Asseily.

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, was part of a Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars panel discussion marking the launch of the History and Public Policy Program’s latest addition to its digital archive: The Emir Farid Chehab Collection. According to a Wilson Center announcement, The Emir […]

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September 20, 2018 at 8:19 amFaculty in the News In the News

Brobst Publishes Chapter on U.S.-British Defense Strategy in Indian Ocean

Dr. John Brobst

Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor in the History Department, published “‘No Scope for Arms Control’: Strategy, Geography, and Naval Limitations in the Indian Ocean in the 1970s,” in Strategy and the Sea: Essays in Honour of John B. Hattendorf, edited by N. A. M. Rodger, J. Ross Dancy, Benjamin Darnell, and […]

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August 29, 2016 at 5:08 amResearch

Trauschweizer Publishes on U.S. Military History

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer, Associate Professor of History, recently published several pieces of scholarship based on his ongoing research in U.S. military and diplomatic history. “Adapt and Survive: NATO in the Cold War,” in Grand Strategy and Military Alliances,  is edited by Peter R. Mansoor and Williamson Murray (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, […]

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August 23, 2016 at 1:29 pmResearch

Contemporary History | Reagan’s Economic Cold War, April 21

Tyler Esno

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes one of its own, Tyler Esno, who will be speaking on Thursday, April 21, at 4:30 pm in Baker 242. Esno, a graduate student in History, holds the Baker Peace Dissertation Fellowship this year. His talk, titled “Reagan’s Economic Cold War,” challenges accusations that the Reagan administration sought […]

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April 1, 2016 at 7:00 pmEvents

History Student Gets Best Paper Prize from Society for Military History

Seth Givens

The Society for Military History and the First Division Museum at Cantigny has awarded Seth Givens, Ph.D. student in the History Department, the Kevin J. Carroll Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in Military History. Givens received the award for “‘The Defense of Berlin Starts at the Mekong’: Lyndon Johnson and […]

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March 20, 2016 at 1:52 pmResearch