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Contemporary History Institute hosts panel discussion on ‘misinformation and disinformation’ on Feb. 3

Contemporary History Institute hosts panel discussion on ‘misinformation and disinformation’ on Feb. 3

From Ohio University News The Contemporary History Institute hosts a panel discussion on the recent history of mis- and disinformation—focusing primarily on the relationship of U.S. presidents and the news media since the 1970s—on Thursday, Feb. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. on Teams. Misinformation and disinformation are all over […]

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January 20, 2022 at 10:36 amNews

2022 Baker Peace Conference | Technology and Freedom: A Brave New World, on Feb. 24-25

Yaël Eisenstat

From Ohio University News The Contemporary History Institute presents the 2022 Baker Peace Conference, themed “Technology and Freedom: A Brave New World,” on Feb. 24-25. The conference, a spring staple at Ohio University since the 1980s, returns to campus after a one-year hiatus. “With our 2022 theme, Technology and Freedom: […]

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December 14, 2021 at 4:41 pmNews

History graduate student Andrew Howard wins critical language award to study Urdu

Andrew Howard at the Qutab Minar complex in Delhi.

From Ohio University News The American Councils for International Education recently awarded Ohio University graduate student Andrew Howard a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Refresh award to study Urdu with the American Institute of India Studies. Howard is a fifth-year student pursuing a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate, with […]

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November 29, 2021 at 11:19 amNews Research

Alumni News | Derek Catsam writes where sports and politics collide

Dr. Derek Catsam

Derek Catsam went to South Africa to study history and fell in love with rugby. Now his latest book on the cataclysm of sports and politics in 1981 shines a light on the intersection of sports and political activism today. Catsam is the Kathlyn Cosper Dunagan Professor in the Humanities […]

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September 1, 2021 at 2:54 pmAlumni

International symposium will probe Berlin and Cold War, impact on history and import for the future

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute hosts a virtual international symposium on “Berlin and the Cold War”—convened by Drs. Seth Givens and Ingo Trauschweizer—that brings together some of the leading diplomatic, military and political historians of the Cold War. In three panel discussions on Oct. 1 […]

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August 28, 2021 at 4:48 pmEvents

Shawn Liming Wins FLAS Fellowship to Study Russian

Shawn Liming

First-year doctoral student Shawn Liming recently won a prestigious FLAS fellowship and admission to the summer language seminar in advanced Russian at the University of Pittsburgh. Liming, an army veteran and southern Ohio native, joined the History Department after earning an MA in Eastern European History from the University of […]

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April 18, 2021 at 11:43 amResearch

CHI Director’s Message: Publishing New Books, Postponing Baker Peace Conference

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

Spring 2020 Dear Alumni and Friends, The past 12 months have posed great challenges for us. Our seminars, lunchtime conversations, and talks as well as the Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture moved online, and our students have been industrious and found ways to pursue their research in digital and published source […]

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March 22, 2021 at 3:29 pmAlumni