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Contemporary History | McNeill to Discuss Global Environment and Industrial Revolution, April 15

Dr. John R. McNeill

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes leading world historian and current American Historical Association president Dr. John R. McNeill on April 15 at 10 a.m. in Baker 242. He will present “Elephant Tusk and Bison Hide: The Global Environment and the Industrial Revolution, 1800-1920” as part of CHI’s spring semester speaker […]

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April 1, 2019 at 8:30 pmEvents

History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch

Alumni News | Kaufman Applies Lessons Learned as Contemporary History Student

Dr. Scott Kaufman

Contemporary History Institute alum Dr. Scott Kaufman earned a Ph.D. in History in 1998 from Ohio University, finishing his dissertation under the direction of Dr. Chester Pach. In 2001 he joined the staff of Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C., and is now a Francis Marion University Board of Trustees Research […]

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February 4, 2019 at 1:58 pmAlumni

History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

History Grad Student Receives Research Grant from African Studies Association

Sana Saidykhan, an M.A. student in the History Department, was named a 2017 recipient of the Royal Air Maroc-African Studies Association Student Travel Award. The award includes airline tickets between the United States and any Royal Air Maroc (RAM) destination in Africa, and recognizes “outstanding scholarship by future African studies scholars.” Saidykhan is utilizing the […]

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April 27, 2017 at 10:03 amNews Research