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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

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, will deliver 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 Traughscweizer’s recently-published book of the same title, an intellectual biography […]

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April 2, 2019 at 6:00 pmEvents Research

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

Contemporary History | Vietnam War Film Screening, Veterans Conversation, March 2

“This Is What We Do” (July 1967-December 1967)

The Contemporary History Institute presents a screening of an episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary, The Vietnam War on March 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Bentley 124. CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled ‘This Is What We Do’ (July 1967-December […]

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March 1, 2019 at 11:45 pmEvents

Faculty Book Talk | Voting as a Rite: A History of Elections in Modern China, March 7

Dr. Joshua Hill

Dr. Joshua Hill, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, will deliver a talk on Thursday March 7 at 4:30pm in Baker Center 242. In his recently published Voting as a Rite: A History of Elections in Modern China (Harvard University Press), Hill covers the period from the Opium War to the present […]

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March 1, 2019 at 10:30 pmEvents

Lecture | Humanitarian Predicaments & Palestinian Refugee Politics, March 22

Lecture | Humanitarian Predicaments & Palestinian Refugee Politics, March 22

Dr. Ilana Feldman will lecture on the “Humanitarian Predicaments & Palestinian Refugee Politics” on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. at the Baker Theater. Feldman, Professor of Anthropology, History, and International Affairs at George Washington University, will give the keynote lecture at the 2019 Ohio University History Graduate Conference. She is […]

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March 1, 2019 at 6:45 pmEvents