Post Tagged with: "Contemporary History Institute news"

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

Contemporary History | Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19, April 15

Richard A. McKay (Photo by Phillip Wade.)

The Contemporary History Institute hosts Dr. Richard McKay discussing “Patient Zero: Seeking Epidemic Origins from AIDS to COVID-19” on April 15 from noon to 1 p.m. His book, Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic, published in 2017 by the University of Chicago Press, was named by CHOICE […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:45 pmEvents

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Alumni News | Mike Rattanasengchanh Helps Students Connect Past and Present

Ohio University alumnus Mike Rattanasengchanh, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Contemporary History Certificate in May 2019, accepted a position as Assistant Professor of History at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas, just weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in closures across the nation. Despite the unprecedented […]

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March 1, 2021 at 8:32 pmAlumni

Alumni News | Hurtado-Torres Wins Acclaim for Book on Chile’s Cold War

Dr. Sebastián Hurtado-Torres

  Foreign Affairs, published by the Council on Foreign Relations and one of the world’s leading forums for the discussion of international relations, announced Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastián Hurtado-Torres’s The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War as one of its Best Books of 2020. […]

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December 29, 2020 at 4:03 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News