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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

Medium Quotes Hamby on Why Historians Reassessed Truman

Dr. Alonzo Hamby

The blog Medium quotes Dr. Alonzo Hamby, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “America Needs You Harry Truman.” Dr. Hamby also explains why historians have reassessed Truman: “But Truman’s stature also rose in subsequent years because it became easier for both scholars and the […]

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November 5, 2019 at 8:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Washington Post Quotes Jellison on Melania Trump and Karen Pence Visit

Dr. Katherine Jellison, portrait

Washington Post writer Jada Yuan quotes Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor & Chair of History at Ohio University, in a story headlined “United we stand: Melania Trump and Karen Pence make a statement with South Carolina trip.” “They certainly come from different walks of life – international model versus Indiana homebody,” […]

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November 5, 2019 at 8:51 amFaculty in the News In the News

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

Jellison Keynotes European Rural History Organisation’s Conference

Katherine Jellison at European Rural History Organisation.

Dr. Katherine Jellison, Professor and Chair History at Ohio University, gave the keynote lecture at the 2019 international conference of the European Rural History Organisation. Held Sept. 10-13 in Paris at the EHESS (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), the conference served as a major intellectual and academic […]

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November 4, 2019 at 9:25 amResearch

Schoen Authors Chapter on Confederate and Union Lobbying Efforts in Europe

Dr. Brian Schoen. Photo courtesy of the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Dr. Brian Schoen, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of History at Ohio University, contributed a chapter to the recently published The Cambridge History of American Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2019). The chapter is titled “The Civil War in Europe,” and is based on his current book project. In it, Schoen […]

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November 2, 2019 at 5:02 pmResearch

Spring 2020 | New History Courses: 20th-Century Europe & Charles Darwin

Spring 2020 | New History Courses: 20th-Century Europe & Charles Darwin

The History Department at Ohio University announces two new courses that are being offered for the first time in Spring 2020. HIST 2220: Europe in the 20th Century  Description: This course presents a survey of the history of Europe (including Great Britain and Russia) in the “short 20th century,” from the start […]

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October 29, 2019 at 4:02 pmAnnouncements In Class