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Contemporary History | Chinese Trade Wars in Historical Context, Feb. 28

Dr. Felix Boecking

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Felix Boecking to Ohio University to kick off the institute’s spring 2019 lecture series on Feb. 28 at 4:30 in Baker 242. Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History at the University of Edinburgh, Boecking will present “No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism […]

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February 2, 2019 at 5:15 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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February 2, 2019 at 4:00 pmEvents

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 7p.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 the […]

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February 2, 2019 at 11:00 amEvents

Contemporary History Institute | Stage Reading of Greek Tragedy as Part of Program for Area Veterans, Feb. 2

Contemporary History Institute | Stage Reading of Greek Tragedy as Part of Program for Area Veterans, Feb. 2

The Contemporary History Institute presents a stage reading of the play Ajax, a 2,000-year-old Greek tragedy that reveals the timelessness of the veteran experience, on Feb. 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. The performance of Sophocles’ Greek tragedy from the 5th century BC using a translation […]

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February 1, 2019 at 11:45 pmEvents

Acharya Delivers Inaugural Talk in Revived Contemporary History Institute Lecture Series

Professor Amitav Achary presents the Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture.

The Contemporary History Institute recently welcomed Professor Amitav Acharya (American University) to Athens as the first guest in the revived Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture series, last held in the 1980s. In front of a 170-person audience in the Baker Ballroom, he presented “Is Peace and Cooperation Possible after the Liberal […]

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December 3, 2018 at 11:07 pmNews

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.” With this conference, we hope to […]

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November 26, 2018 at 3:03 pmNews

History Seminar | Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat in WWII, Nov. 15

Dr. Mirna Zakić

Ohio University history professor Mirna Zakic will talk about her forthcoming article “Hidden in Plain Sight: Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat.” The article is related to research that Zakic conducted for her recently published book Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II. Zakic’s talk on Thursday, […]

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November 1, 2018 at 8:30 pmEvents