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Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines

Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines

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 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City on April 23-24, 2020 titled: “Reporting World War II: […]

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February 24, 2020 at 11:31 amNews

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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February 12, 2020 at 7:11 pmAlumni

Bentley Interns at U.S. Embassy in the Philippines

Caitlin Bentley

During the summer of 2019, graduate student Caitlin Bentley assumed the responsibilities of a political officer in the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines. Working as an intern officer for the Political-Military and External Affairs desks at Embassy Manila provided Bentley with a daily glimpse at American diplomacy and military cooperation […]

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February 11, 2020 at 3:47 pmNews

Sandal Talks about Baker Peace Conference Theme of Religion & Peace

Sandal Talks about Baker Peace Conference Theme of Religion & Peace

The annual Baker Peace Conference is Feb. 20-21 at Ohio University. This year’s focus is on “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities.” See speakers, times, and more information (including the keynote by Dr. Peter Mandaville). This year’s conference, sponsored by the Contemporary History Institute, has been co-organized by Dr. […]

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February 11, 2020 at 3:17 pmNews

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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February 2, 2020 at 3:15 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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January 2, 2020 at 3:00 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