Post Tagged with: "Contemporary History Institute news"

Wolf Explores U.S. Health Care in NPR-affiliated Podcast Series

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, Professor of the History of Medicine in the departments of Social Medicine and History at Ohio University, recently launched a podcast that explores health care in the United States through patients’ stories. Lifespan: Stories of Illness, Accident, and Recovery features a new episode every month. Each episode focuses […]

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February 12, 2019 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News News

History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch

Alumni News | Kaufman Applies Lessons Learned as Contemporary History Student

Dr. Scott Kaufman

Contemporary History Institute alum Dr. Scott Kaufman earned a Ph.D. in History in 1998 from Ohio University, finishing his dissertation under the direction of Dr. Chester Pach. In 2001 he joined the staff of Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C., and is now a Francis Marion University Board of Trustees Research […]

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February 4, 2019 at 1:58 pmAlumni

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

Hill Publishes Book on the Discourse of Elections in China, 1840-2018

Hill Publishes Book on the Discourse of Elections in China, 1840-2018

Dr. Joshua Hill, Assistant Professor of History, recently published Voting as a Rite: A History of Elections in Modern China with Harvard University Press. The book offers an in-depth study of the intellectual and cultural history of elections in modern China. Hill covers the period from the Opium War to the present […]

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January 24, 2019 at 10:25 amResearch

CHI Director’s Message | Spring Kicks Off with Coming Home from War Public Events

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute Welcome back to all our current students and faculty affiliates! We have an exciting spring semester ahead. Among the highlights, the Baker Peace Conference (“Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and Stability since 1945”) will take […]

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January 21, 2019 at 9:25 amNews

CHI Congratulates 2 New History Ph.D. Alumni, 3 Master’s Graduates

Dr. Lance Poston

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates two newly minted History Ph.D. alumni of the institute, along with three master’s students who graduated in December. Two Defend Doctoral Dissertations Dr. Lance Poston defended his doctoral dissertation “Deconstructing Sodom and Gommorah: An Intervention in the Mythology of Black Homophobia” in September under the […]

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January 20, 2019 at 5:04 pmNews