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History Department Announces Spring 2019 Events

History Department Announces Spring 2019 Events

As part of its efforts to compliment in-class education and serve as a resource to the Ohio University community, the History Department is pleased to present the following events during the Spring 2019 term. All events are free and open to the public. Film Screening: The Judge Tuesday, Feb. 5 […]

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February 4, 2019 at 11:53 amNews

International Criminal Law Scholars David Crane, Michael Scharf Book Lecture | The Founders, Feb. 19

International Criminal Law Scholars David Crane, Michael Scharf Book Lecture | The Founders,  Feb. 19

Glidden Visiting Professor David Crane and Michael Scharf will speak about their new co-edited book, The Founders: Four Pioneering Individuals Who Launched the First Modern-Era International Criminal Tribunals, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 4:30-5:45 p.m in Bentley 124. Scharf is Co-Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Director […]

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February 2, 2019 at 7:30 pmEvents

Lecture | Foreign Policy Change in the Middle East: Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, Feb. 20

Lecture | Foreign Policy Change in the Middle East: Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey, Feb. 20

Dr. Özgür Özdamar will lecture on “Foreign Policy Change in the Middle East: Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in Porter 104. Özdamar is Associate Professor of Political Science at Bilkent University and currently a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on foreign […]

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February 2, 2019 at 7:15 pmEvents

Lazaroff Lecture | Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain, Feb. 27

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

The 2019 Lazaroff Lecture features Dr. Alexandra Guerson and Dr. Dana Wessell Lightfoot discussing “When Astruga Became Blanca: Understanding Jewish Women, Conversion, and Apostasy in Late Medieval Spain” on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker Center Ballroom A. A reception follows the lecture, which is free and open to […]

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February 2, 2019 at 5:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Chinese Trade Wars in Historical Context, Feb. 28

Dr. Felix Boecking

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes Dr. Felix Boecking to Ohio University to kick off the institute’s spring 2019 lecture series on Feb. 28 at 4:30 in Baker 242. Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History at the University of Edinburgh, Boecking will present “No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism […]

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February 2, 2019 at 5:15 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Vietnam War Film Screening, Veterans Conversation, March 2

“This Is What We Do” (July 1967-December 1967)

The Contemporary History Institute presents a screening of an episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary, The Vietnam War on March 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Bentley 124. CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled ‘This Is What We Do’ (July 1967-December […]

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February 2, 2019 at 4:00 pmEvents

Lecture | Islam & the Arab Uprisings, March 7

Dr. Loren Lybarger

Dr. Loren Lybarger will lecture on “Islam & the Arab Uprisings” on Thursday, March 7, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kennedy Museum. Lybarger, Associate Professor of Classics and World Religion and Director of Islamic Studies, will survey the different types of religious movements and politics that manifested during and […]

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February 2, 2019 at 2:45 pmEvents