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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 […]

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August 13, 2019 at 9:29 amAnnouncements Events

Contemporary History | Haberski on U.S. Intellectual History, Sept. 12

Dr. Raymond Haberski

The Contemporary History Institute hosts a talk by Ohio University alum Raymond Haberski Jr. on U.S. intellectual history on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in Bentley 227. Haberski is Professor of History, Director of American Studies, and Director of the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). […]

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August 2, 2019 at 1:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,” Sept. 24

Contemporary History | “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,”  Sept. 24

The Contemporary History Institute hosts a talk by Ohio University alum Ray Locker on “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,” on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 231. This event is co-hosted by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. No administration in recent memory has […]

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August 2, 2019 at 10:30 amEvents

Stavridis Discusses National Security Risks, Opportunities at Baker Peace Conference

Admiral (ret.) James Stavridis at the Baker Peace Conference. hoto by Madeleine Hordinski

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis opened the 2019 Baker Peace Conference with the keynote address “21st Century: Risk and Opportunities.” Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe from 2009 to 2013, Stavridis discussed the security challenges facing the United States and highlighted what opportunities exist for the nation to create security. In the category […]

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April 3, 2019 at 3:52 pmNews

Contemporary History | Coming Home from War Program Keynote Address, April 4

David Finkel

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes journalist David Finkel to deliver the keynote address for the “Coming Home from War” program on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker 242. The event is free and open to the public. The Pulitzer Prize-winner presents “‘Welcome Home, Sgt. Schumann’: Why We Keep Telling […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:15 pmEvents

Contemporary History | McNeill to Discuss Global Environment and Industrial Revolution, April 15

Dr. John R. McNeill

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes leading world historian and current American Historical Association president Dr. John R. McNeill on April 15 at 10 a.m. in Baker 242. He will present “Elephant Tusk and Bison Hide: The Global Environment and the Industrial Revolution, 1800-1920” as part of CHI’s spring semester speaker […]

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April 1, 2019 at 8:30 pmEvents

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