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American Ways of War in the 20th & 21st Century? Oct. 14

American Ways of War in the 20th & 21st Century? Oct. 14

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes back Dr. David J. Ulbrich, lecturing on “American Ways of War in the 20th & 21st Century?” on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 4:30 pm in Baker 231. Ulbrich is Assistant Professor of History at Rogers State University in Oklahoma. Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor […]

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October 14, 2014 at 7:45 pmEvents

‘Daughters of Arete: Military Nursing in WWI,’ Sept. 4

‘Daughters of Arete: Military Nursing in WWI,’ Sept. 4

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Yvonne McEwen of the University of Edinburgh as the first speaker in the fall semester Guest Lecture Series. She will talk on “Daughters of Arete: Military Nursing in World War One” on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Theater. In 2005, McEwen joined […]

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August 28, 2014 at 3:45 pmEvents

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The Last Gasp of Empire? March 13

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The Last Gasp of Empire? March 13

David Satter, noted journalist and Russian expert, will speak on “Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The Last Gasp of Empire?” as part of the Contemporary History Institute Speaker Series on Thursday, March 13, in Baker 242 at 4:30 p.m. Satter has reported on and followed Russian events for almost four decades. In […]

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February 27, 2014 at 5:00 pmEvents

Baker Peace Conference: 100 Years Since Outbreak of WWI, March 20-21

Baker Peace Conference: 100 Years Since Outbreak of WWI, March 20-21

The Baker Peace Conference on March 20 and 21 focuses on the 100-year anniversary of the outbreak of what was then referred to as “The War to End All Wars.” The 2014 Baker Peace Conference is an annual event that brings together a diverse group of leading experts to discuss a […]

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February 27, 2014 at 1:00 pmEvents

The Promised Land? The American South Since the Civil Rights Era, April 3

The Promised Land? The American South Since the Civil Rights Era, April 3

Dr. Steve Estes will be speaking on “The Promised Land?: The American South Since the Civil Rights Era” on Thursday, April 3 at 4:30 pm in Baker 242. Estes is a professor of History at Sonoma State University in California. He earned a B.A. in history and economics from Rice […]

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February 27, 2014 at 6:30 amEvents

History Alum on ‘New Zealand, the United States, and the Asia Pacific Century,’ April 18

History Alum on ‘New Zealand, the United States, and the Asia Pacific Century,’ April 18

Dr. James Waite, First Secretary (Political) at the New Zealand Embassy in Washington, D.C., returns to Ohio University with the Contemporary History Institute Guest Lecture Series on Friday, April 18, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 247. His talk is on “New Zealand, the United States, and the Asia Pacific Century: a […]

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February 27, 2014 at 4:00 amAlumni Events

Contemporary History: ‘Sovereign America & Foundations of Rule in Atomic Age,’ April 24

Contemporary History: ‘Sovereign America & Foundations of Rule in Atomic Age,’ April 24

Dr. James Sparrow talks about his newest work, New Leviathan: Sovereign America & the Foundations of Rule in the Atomic Age, on Thursday, April 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Sparrow is Associate Professor of U.S. History at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on the state and social citizenship […]

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February 27, 2014 at 3:51 amEvents