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CANCELED | Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines, April 23-24

Photo of war correspondent, journalist, editor and author Cornelius Ryan from the Cornelius Ryan Collection at the Ohio University's Alden Library.

NOTE: This event has been canceled. The Contemporary History Institute (Ohio University), The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience (Florida State University), and Stars and Stripes are pleased to announce a symposium on “Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines” at the Intrepid Sea, Air […]

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March 2, 2020 at 10:45 amEvents

Contemporary History | Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I, March 5

Dr. Michelle R. Moyd

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Michelle R. Moyd discussing “Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I” on March 5 in Bentley 124 at 4:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Moyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of History; […]

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March 1, 2020 at 11:00 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Libel Law and Press Freedom, Feb. 6

Dr. Aimee Edmondson

Joint the Contemporary History Institute on Feb. 6 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Baker 231 for the first speaker of the Spring Semester,when Dr. Aimee Edmondson, Associate Professor of Journalism at Ohio University, speaks on “Libel Law as a Cudgel: Historical and Present day Threats to Press Freedom.” Edmondson’s […]

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February 1, 2020 at 10:45 pmEvents

Baker Peace Conference | Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities, Feb. 20-21

Dr. Peter Mandaville

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute announces the theme of “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” for the 2020 Baker Peace Conference on Feb. 20-21 at the Athens campus. The Keynote will be held in Baker Center, Ballroom A. Subsequent panels will be in Walter Hall Rotunda. “Our speakers include […]

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January 2, 2020 at 11:30 amNews

CHI and GWF | Brexit in Historical Perspective, Nov. 4

Dr. Jeremy Black

The Contemporary History Institute and the George Washington Forum present Dr. Jeremy Black discussing “Brexit in Historical Perspective” on Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in Baker Theater at Ohio University. Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Queens’ College Cambridge, St John’s College […]

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November 1, 2019 at 11:15 pmEvents

Contemporary History | The Dam that Would Not Die: Yamba, Nov. 14

Dr. Philip C. Brown

The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Philip C. Brown discussing “The Dam that would not Die: Yamba” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 231. In the present environmentally conscious era—one that is witnessing sustained and successful efforts to decommission dams—Japan continues to build new dams. […]

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November 1, 2019 at 8:45 pmEvents

GWF and CHI | America in the Asian Pacific, Nov. 19

Dr. Michael J. Green

The George Washington Forum and Contemporary History Institute present Dr. Michael J. Green discussing “America in the Asian Pacific” on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel at Ohio University. Green is Director of Asian Studies and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy at […]

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November 1, 2019 at 7:30 pmEvents