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Contemporary History Institute Gets NEH Grant for Veterans Program

Contemporary History Institute Gets NEH Grant for Veterans Program

With an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities initiative “Dialogues on the Experience of War,” Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute will conduct a humanities-based program for veterans on campus and in the community in 2018-19. OHIO’s program—”Coming Home from War: Conversations for Veterans in Southern Ohio and […]

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May 2, 2018 at 7:55 amNews

Rattanasengchanh Awarded Contemporary History Institute’s Klinder Dissertation Fellowship

Phimmasone Michael Rattanasengchanh

The 2018-19 Klinder Dissertation Fellowship goes to Phimmasone Michael Rattanasengchanh, a doctoral student in the History Department. This year’s award marks the inauguration of the fellowship, whose endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a dissertation writing year for Ohio University doctoral students enrolled in the Contemporary History Institute Certificate […]

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April 24, 2018 at 9:29 pmAnnouncements Research

Alumni News | Hurtado Torres Has Dynamic Career as Educator, Researcher in Chile

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres and is currently assistant professor of history at Universidad Austral in Valdivia, Chile. He earned a Ph.D. in History from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 2016. He also earned a Certificate of Contemporary History, which helped prepare him for his work […]

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April 18, 2018 at 3:16 pmAlumni

Baker Keynote Speaker Argues for More Meaningful Political Conversations

Ken P. Stern talks at the 2018 Baker Peace Conference.

The 2018 Baker Peace Conference dealt with the subject of modern populism and how the media, academics, and other analysts have interpreted its role in the U.S. election of 2016 and world politics in general. Keynote speaker Ken P. Stern discussed his book Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal […]

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April 13, 2018 at 1:38 pmNews

History Ph.D. Student Secures Multiple Grants for Research on Grenada

Heather Salazar

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a number of research grants both from Ohio University and beyond: an OHIO Original Work Grant, an ABC-Clio Research Award, and a United States Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Research Grant. Salazar plans to use the funds, totaling $4,250, to advance […]

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April 9, 2018 at 12:10 pmResearch

Contemporary History | History of the U.S. Military, Traumatic Brain Injury, Psychological Health, April 19

Michael Doidge

The Contemporary History Institute presents Michael Doidge, speaking on “Thinking Ahead: A Contemporary History of the U.S. Military, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Psychological Health” on Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Watch live or later on A&S TV. Doidge is a contract historian working at the Department […]

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April 1, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

History Grad Student Gets Enhancement Award for Work on ‘How Media Shaped Total War’

Alexander Lovelace

History doctoral student Alexander Lovelace received an Ohio University Student Enhancement Award of $4,992 for his dissertation project, provisionally titled “Total Coverage: How the Media Shaped Total War.” He plans to use the funds to visit the U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s Library and Archives, The FDR Presidential Library, and […]

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March 29, 2018 at 2:05 pmNews Research