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Haberski Shares ‘Dangerous Ideas’ about Intellectual History

Dr. Ray Haberski

  The Contemporary History Institute held its first public lecture of the semester and welcome alumnus Raymond Haberski Jr. In his talk, titled “Dangerous Ideas,” Haberski explained how the internet has revitalized and broadened intellectual history. The branch of knowledge that deals with changes in ideas, intellectual history has suffered […]

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September 13, 2019 at 3:45 pmNews

Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Trauschweizer’s Book Traces Career of White House Insider, Architect of U.S. Strategy in Vietnam

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer’s new book Maxwell Taylor’s Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam traces the career of Gen. Taylor, a Kennedy White House insider and architect of American strategy in Vietnam. Trauschweizer is Professor of History and Director of the Contemporary History Institute at Ohio University. The book was published […]

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August 25, 2019 at 3:41 pmResearch

Alumni News | Torres Research on the Cold War Published in Two Leading Journals

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres, Assistant Professor of History at Universidad Austral in Valdivia, Chile, published two major articles on Chile during the 1970s. Both of his articles explore political developments in Chile in the context of the larger Cold War. The first is titled: “The War that […]

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August 25, 2019 at 9:47 amAlumni

Contemporary History Announces Fall 2019 Speakers

The Contemporary History Institute has a full slate of public talks and discussions on offer this fall semester. The institute welcomes back two alumni (one History Ph.D. and one History B.A.) and brings a host of renowned scholars and authors to the Ohio University campus. Thursday, Sept. 12: CHI talk […]

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August 13, 2019 at 9:29 amAnnouncements Events

Contemporary History | Haberski on U.S. Intellectual History, Sept. 12

Dr. Raymond Haberski

The Contemporary History Institute hosts a talk by Ohio University alum Raymond Haberski Jr. on U.S. intellectual history on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 4:30 p.m. in Bentley 227. Haberski is Professor of History, Director of American Studies, and Director of the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). […]

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August 2, 2019 at 1:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,” Sept. 24

Contemporary History | “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,”  Sept. 24

The Contemporary History Institute hosts a talk by Ohio University alum Ray Locker on “Breaking news in Washington and with the Trump administration,” on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. This event is co-hosted by the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. No administration in recent memory has […]

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August 2, 2019 at 10:30 amEvents

CHI Director’s Message | Looking Back on a Rewarding Year

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute 2018-19 was a rewarding academic year for our students and faculty affiliates at the Contemporary History Institute. In addition to multiple students securing funding for thesis and dissertation research, several of our faculty affiliates published books […]

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April 30, 2019 at 11:17 amNews