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Acharya Delivers Inaugural Talk in Revived Contemporary History Institute Lecture Series

Professor Amitav Achary presents the Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture.

The Contemporary History Institute recently welcomed Professor Amitav Acharya (American University) to Athens as the first guest in the revived Elizabeth Evans Baker Lecture series, last held in the 1980s. In front of a 170-person audience in the Baker Ballroom, he presented “Is Peace and Cooperation Possible after the Liberal […]

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December 3, 2018 at 11:07 pmNews

WOUB Interviews Trauschweizer about Coming Home from War Project

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

WOUB Digital interviewed Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer, Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute, for a story headlined “Institute Invites Veterans to Explore ‘Dialogues on the Experience of War.” Next year, the Contemporary History Institute will present a series of three two-hour conversations about the experiences of coming […]

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November 29, 2018 at 8:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

2019 Baker Peace Conference To Focus on International Cooperation and World Order Since 1945

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute The Contemporary History Institute hosts the 2019 Baker Peace Conference on March 28-29, 2019. Our theme this year is “Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and World Order since 1945.” With this conference, we hope to […]

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November 26, 2018 at 3:03 pmNews

Fitzpatrick Attends German Language Program in Preparation for Dissertation Research

Fitzpatrick Attends German Language Program in Preparation for Dissertation Research

Contemporary History Institute and History doctoral student Michael Fitzpatrick recently took part in an immersive German-language program abroad. In the university town of Leipzig, Germany, Sprachschule Paroli offers small-group intensive training in grammar and conversation for students from beginner to advanced levels. Distinct from other language programs, Paroli stresses an immersive learning environment that […]

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November 25, 2018 at 10:01 pmNews

Institute Using Humanities to Start Conversations with Veterans about Coming Home

Institute Using Humanities to Start Conversations with Veterans about Coming Home

By George Shea Veterans are not just ex-warriors when they come home from war. Veterans are neighbors, friends, family members and community members. We share a common bond as civilians in the United States, but for many of us, we cannot relate to the events that our brothers in arms […]

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November 15, 2018 at 10:35 amNews

Alumni News | Haberski’s Diverse Career Influenced by Contemporary History Institute Experience

Dr. Raymond Haberski

Ohio University alum Raymond Haberski Jr. is Professor of History, Director of American Studies, and Director of the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During the 2008–2009 academic year he held the Fulbright Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies. Haberski helped found the Society for U.S. […]

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November 4, 2018 at 9:07 pmAlumni

History Seminar | Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat in WWII, Nov. 15

Dr. Mirna Zakić

Ohio University history professor Mirna Zakic will talk about her forthcoming article “Hidden in Plain Sight: Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat.” The article is related to research that Zakic conducted for her recently published book Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II. Zakic’s talk on Thursday, […]

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November 1, 2018 at 8:30 pmEvents