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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

George Washington Forum | Income Inequality, Dec. 3

George Washington Forum | Income Inequality, Dec. 3

The Menard Family George Washington Forum hosts Dr. Anne Rathbone Bradley discussing “Income Inequality” on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. Register for this webinar. Bradley is the George and Sally Mayer Fellow for Economic Education and the academic director at The Fund for American Studies. Previously, Bradley served as […]

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December 1, 2020 at 3:45 pmEvents

2020 Graduate | Lovelace Earns Doctorate, Keeps Writing During Pandemic

Alexander Lovelace, graduate student of history, poses for a portrait in his office on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. (James Year/Ohio University Libraries)

A prolific writer, Alexander Lovelace earns his doctorate in history with a host of peer-reviewed articles behind him—and a book project and more in his near future. Lovelace earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from Ohio University, graduating in August 2020. His focus was on American […]

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December 1, 2020 at 2:45 pmNews

Howard Learning Urdu Virtually for Dissertation Research

Andrew Howard at the Qutab Minar complex in Delhi.

Ohio University graduate student Andrew Howard is learning Urdu from home this semester. While Howard, a History doctoral student, had applied for and was accepted by the U.S. State Department’s highly competitive Critical Language Scholarship program (CLS), the emergence of COVID-19 forced the cancellation of regular programming, which places participants […]

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October 19, 2020 at 10:44 pmNews Research

Contemporary History | Case of Cold War Chile, Oct. 15

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres

The Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres discussing “The endless relevance of diplomatic history: the case of Cold War Chile” on  Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. A Teams link will be provided. Hurtado Torres is an Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Historia, at the Universidad San Sebastian […]

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October 2, 2020 at 8:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | From the Black Panther Party to Black Lives Matter: Tracing the Contours of Social Protest in America, Oct. 22

Dr. Robyn C. Spencer

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Robyn C. Spencer discussing “From the Black Panther Party to Black Lives Matter: Tracing the Contours of Social Protest in America” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Join on Teams. Spencer is a historian whose research centers on social protest after World […]

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October 2, 2020 at 6:45 pmEvents

75th Anniversary of WWII | Shigeko Sasamori Talks about Surviving Hiroshima, Oct. 30

Shigeko Sasamori

To help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Ohio University hosts a talk by Shigeko Sasamori (age 88), survivor of the atomic bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. Her talk is titled “August 6th, […]

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October 2, 2020 at 4:45 pmEvents