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Contemporary History | Case of Cold War Chile, Oct. 15

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres

The Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres discussing “The endless relevance of diplomatic history: the case of Cold War Chile” on  Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. A Teams link will be provided. Hurtado Torres is an Assistant Professor at the Instituto de Historia, at the Universidad San Sebastian […]

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October 2, 2020 at 8:30 pmEvents

Contemporary History | From the Black Panther Party to Black Lives Matter: Tracing the Contours of Social Protest in America, Oct. 22

Dr. Robyn C. Spencer

Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute presents Dr. Robyn C. Spencer discussing “From the Black Panther Party to Black Lives Matter: Tracing the Contours of Social Protest in America” on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Join on Teams. Spencer is a historian whose research centers on social protest after World […]

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October 2, 2020 at 6:45 pmEvents

75th Anniversary of WWII | Shigeko Sasamori Talks about Surviving Hiroshima, Oct. 30

Shigeko Sasamori

To help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Ohio University hosts a talk by Shigeko Sasamori (age 88), survivor of the atomic bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. Her talk is titled “August 6th, […]

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October 2, 2020 at 4:45 pmEvents

Contemporary History | Mattson Discusses Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America, Sept. 17

Dr. Kevin Mattson with his new book on punk rock.

The Contemporary History Institute features Dr. Kevin Mattson discussing his book, We’re Not Here to Entertain: Punk Rock, Ronald Reagan and the Real Culture War of 1980s America on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 p.m. Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University. Join this event on […]

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September 1, 2020 at 8:00 pmEvents

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

Online Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium | Naming the Jew: Performative Antisemitism and the Alt-Right, April 23

DR. Jacob Labendz

The Sociology & Anthropology Colloquium and Hillel at Ohio University present Dr. Jacob Labendz on “Naming the Jew: Performative Antisemitism and the Alt-Right” on Thursday, April 23 at 5:30 p.m., at the Zoom link: bit.ly/DRLABENDZHILLEL Labendz directs the Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies of Youngstown State University, where he […]

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April 2, 2020 at 6:30 pmEvents

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