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Holcombe Book Examines Mobilization of Troops, Food in Northern Vietnam

Dr. Alec G. Holcombe

Dr. Alec G. Holcombe, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, authored a new book on Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945-1960. Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, 1945–1960 explores the way the exigencies of war, the dreams of Marxist-Leninist ideology, and the pressures of […]

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August 28, 2020 at 3:17 pmResearch

Contemporary History | Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Sept. 3

Dr. Alec G. Holcombe

The Contemporary History Institute kicks off its fall speaker series with Dr. Alec Holcombe, Associate Professor of History at Ohio University, addressing “Mass Mobilization in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam” on Thursday, Sept. 3, at 4:30 p.m. Join this event on Teams. Holcombe will be talking about his book Mass […]

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August 2, 2020 at 3:45 pmEvents

Alumni News | KBO Quotes Lovelace on ‘Bridge too Far’ Catchphrase

Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. candidate

KBO Ch. 4 carried an AP story which quotes Ohio University alumnus Alexander Lovelace, Ph.D. in History,  in a story headlined “‘A bridge too far’: Coronavirus catchphrase taken from WWII.” “Who knew?” said Alexander Lovelace, who just earned his doctorate in American military history at Ohio University after defending his […]

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May 18, 2020 at 8:41 amAlumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Marchbanks Talks about Truckers, Travelers at COVID News Conference

Jack Marchbanks

WTOL Ch. 11 reported on Ohio University alumnus Jack Marchbanks’ role in Ohio’s daily COVID-19 news conference Jack Marchbanks, the director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, said his department is working to keep rest areas open and clean for truck drivers, who he thanked for being vital to the […]

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April 6, 2020 at 4:34 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

CANCELED | Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines, April 23-24

Photo of war correspondent, journalist, editor and author Cornelius Ryan from the Cornelius Ryan Collection at the Ohio University's Alden Library.

NOTE: This event has been canceled. The Contemporary History Institute (Ohio University), The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience (Florida State University), and Stars and Stripes are pleased to announce a symposium on “Reporting World War II: American Correspondents at the Front-Lines” at the Intrepid Sea, Air […]

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March 2, 2020 at 10:45 amEvents

Contemporary History | Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I, March 5

Dr. Michelle R. Moyd

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Michelle R. Moyd discussing “Moving Men: Labor Mobilizations To and From Africa During World War I” on March 5 in Bentley 124 at 4:30 p.m. The talk is free and open to the public. Moyd is an Associate Professor in the Department of History; […]

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March 1, 2020 at 11:00 pmEvents

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Alumni News | Sebastian Hurtado-Torres Publishes ‘The Gathering Storm’

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres authored a new book, The Gathering Storm: Eduardo Frei’s Revolution in Liberty and Chile’s Cold War, with Cornell University Press. Hurtado-Torres earned a Ph.D. in History  in 2017 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He also earned a Contemporary History Certificate, which […]

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February 12, 2020 at 7:11 pmAlumni