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Black Explains Historical Lead-up to Brexit

Jeremy Black speaks at Ohio University.

 Brexit is a heated topic both in the United Kingdom and abroad. But since, as Dr. Jeremy Black reminded the Ohio University audience, “academics do not necessarily know more than anyone else on current events,” his talk focused not on his personal opinions of Britain leaving the European Union, […]

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November 8, 2019 at 4:46 pmNews

Ambassador Talks About Role of Non-Profits, Private Sector in Diplomacy

Ambassador Mary Ann Peters talks at Ohio University.

Former Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters delivered the 2019 Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture on the role of non-profits and the private sector in diplomacy at Ohio University on Oct. 24. Currently, Peters is the chief executive officer at the Carter Center, which has as its mission a “fundamental commitment to […]

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November 4, 2019 at 1:28 pmNews

Contemporary History | The Dam that Would Not Die: Yamba, Nov. 14

Dr. Philip C. Brown

The Ohio University Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Philip C. Brown discussing “The Dam that would not Die: Yamba” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 231. In the present environmentally conscious era—one that is witnessing sustained and successful efforts to decommission dams—Japan continues to build new dams. […]

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November 2, 2019 at 8:45 pmEvents

GWF and CHI | America in the Asian Pacific, Nov. 19

Dr. Michael J. Green

The George Washington Forum and Contemporary History Institute present Dr. Michael J. Green discussing “America in the Asian Pacific” on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Galbreath Chapel at Ohio University. Green is Director of Asian Studies and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy at […]

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November 2, 2019 at 7:30 pmEvents

CHI and GWF | Brexit in Historical Perspective, Nov. 4

Dr. Jeremy Black

The Contemporary History Institute and the George Washington Forum present Dr. Jeremy Black discussing “Brexit in Historical Perspective” on Monday, Nov. 4, at 6 p.m. in Baker Theater at Ohio University. Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He studied at Queens’ College Cambridge, St John’s College […]

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November 1, 2019 at 11:15 pmEvents

Notable Alumni | James Rodehaver Pursues Human Rights at Hot Spots Around the World

James Rodehaver

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. James Rodehaver ’94 History James E. Rodehaver has directed field missions for some of the largest […]

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October 20, 2019 at 5:08 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Jack Marchbanks Is Jazzing Things Up in Ohio’s Music, Transportation Scenes

Notable Alumni | Jack Marchbanks Is Jazzing Things Up in Ohio’s Music, Transportation Scenes

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Jack Marchbanks ’18 Ph.D. History Jack Marchbanks is Director of the OHIO Department of Transportation and […]

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October 20, 2019 at 10:51 amAlumni News