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Contemporary History | Libel Law and Press Freedom, Feb. 6

Dr. Aimee Edmondson

Joint the Contemporary History Institute on Feb. 6 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Baker 231 for the first speaker of the Spring Semester,when Dr. Aimee Edmondson, Associate Professor of Journalism at Ohio University, speaks on “Libel Law as a Cudgel: Historical and Present day Threats to Press Freedom.” Edmondson’s […]

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February 1, 2020 at 10:45 pmEvents

Baker Peace Conference | Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities, Feb. 20-21

Dr. Peter Mandaville

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute announces the theme of “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” for the 2020 Baker Peace Conference on Feb. 20-21 at the Athens campus. The Keynote will be held in Baker Center, Ballroom A. Subsequent panels will be in Walter Hall Rotunda. “Our speakers include […]

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January 2, 2020 at 11:30 amNews

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

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

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 1, 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 1, 2019 at 7:30 pmEvents