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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

Contemporary History | Doing History in Post-Soviet Russia, Oct. 3

Dr. Susan Smith-Peter

Ohio University alum Dr. Susan Smith-Peter discusses “Doing History in Post-Soviet Russia” on Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. in Baker Center’s Multicultural Center, room 219. Smith-Peter is Professor of History at City University of New York–College of Staten Island. Her research focuses on Russian history beyond the two capitals of Moscow […]

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October 1, 2019 at 11:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | When the World Went South, Oct. 17

Dr. Mark Philip Bradley

The Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University presents Mark Philip Bradley discussing “When the World Went South” on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Baker Multicultural Center 219. Bradley offers the first major history of the transformative rise of the Global South in the late 20th century and […]

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October 1, 2019 at 8:00 pmEvents