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History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

History Scholars Participate in Britain and the World Conference

Three Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University History Department-affiliated scholars recently attended Britain and the World’s 2019 conference, an annual meeting that attracts experts from around the world who research British interactions with the wider world, held this year in Kansas City. As part of a roundtable discussion inspired by […]

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April 23, 2019 at 11:50 amNews

Johnson Awarded Dissertation Research Funding from US Army Military History Institute

Matt Johnson, PhD Candidate

  Matt Johnson, PhD candidate in history and a Contemporary History Institute student, has received a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Military History Research Grant from the US Army Military History Institute (USAMHI). He will use the funds to conduct dissertation research at the US Army Heritage and Education […]

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April 17, 2019 at 11:20 amUncategorized

Stavridis Discusses National Security Risks, Opportunities at Baker Peace Conference

Admiral (ret.) James Stavridis at the Baker Peace Conference. hoto by Madeleine Hordinski

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis opened the 2019 Baker Peace Conference with the keynote address “21st Century: Risk and Opportunities.” Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe from 2009 to 2013, Stavridis discussed the security challenges facing the United States and highlighted what opportunities exist for the nation to create security. In the category […]

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April 3, 2019 at 3:52 pmNews

Contemporary History | Coming Home from War Program Keynote Address, April 4

David Finkel

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes journalist David Finkel to deliver the keynote address for the “Coming Home from War” program on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker 242. The event is free and open to the public. The Pulitzer Prize-winner presents “‘Welcome Home, Sgt. Schumann’: Why We Keep Telling […]

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April 1, 2019 at 11:15 pmEvents

Wills Discusses 1980s Maritime Strategy on Center for Naval Analyses Podcast

Dr. Steven Wills

Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Steven Wills appears as a guest expert on an episode of “Coming in from the Cold,” a monthly podcast from the think tank Center for Naval Analyses. “Coming in from the Cold” explores obscure national security policy issues and incidents during the […]

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April 1, 2019 at 9:38 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Contemporary History | McNeill to Discuss Global Environment and Industrial Revolution, April 15

Dr. John R. McNeill

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes leading world historian and current American Historical Association president Dr. John R. McNeill on April 15 at 10 a.m. in Baker 242. He will present “Elephant Tusk and Bison Hide: The Global Environment and the Industrial Revolution, 1800-1920” as part of CHI’s spring semester speaker […]

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April 1, 2019 at 8:30 pmEvents

Boecking Discusses Trade Wars in Historical Context

Felix Boecking speaks at OHIO.

Boecking, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History at the University of Edinburgh, presented “No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927-1945.” With degrees from the Universities of Cambridge (Ph.D., 2008) and Oxford (B.A., 2003), Boecking also holds a certificate from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for […]

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March 9, 2019 at 12:22 pmNews