Post Tagged with: "John Brobst"

Brobst Publishes Chapter on U.S.-British Defense Strategy in Indian Ocean

Dr. John Brobst

Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor in the History Department, published “‘No Scope for Arms Control’: Strategy, Geography, and Naval Limitations in the Indian Ocean in the 1970s,” in Strategy and the Sea: Essays in Honour of John B. Hattendorf, edited by N. A. M. Rodger, J. Ross Dancy, Benjamin Darnell, and […]

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August 29, 2016 at 5:08 amResearch

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

Abu-Rish to Co-Convene Ohio Symposium on Middle East Studies

As more university researchers focus on Middle East Studies, two professors are planning a symposium for fellow professors in the state of Ohio and putting out a call for papers. Over the past several years, numerous universities, colleges, and community colleges across the state of Ohio have hired new faculty […]

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May 26, 2015 at 4:11 pmNews

Brobst Talks ‘Oil, Ohio & World Power’ with Foundation

Dr. John Brobst

Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History, presents a talk on “Oil, Ohio, and World Power” for the Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees in February. “Oil, Ohio, and World Power” is a play on the title of Brobst’s popular course, “Oil, the Persian Gulf, and World Power.” His talk […]

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January 26, 2015 at 5:16 pmNews

Brobst: ‘Great Game’ Maneuvers Continue on Chessboard of Afghanistan

Brobst: ‘Great Game’ Maneuvers Continue on Chessboard of Afghanistan

Proxies, puppets, pawns. From the “Great Game” of British imperialism in the 19th century through the Cold War in the 20th century—conflict in Central Asia could still be looked at today as a continuation of hundreds of years of “proxy warfare” between the world’s great powers. Dr. John Brobst, Associate […]

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May 29, 2014 at 11:59 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Brobst, 3 Students Present at Britain and the World Annual Conference

Three Ohio University History students presented at the Britain and the World Annual Conference in 2013. Dr. John Brobst, Associate Professor of History & Director of Graduate Studies at Ohio University, chaired the panel on “Britain’s Adaptable Empire in Twentieth Century Asia and the Middle East.” Peter Wickman presented “Partners in […]

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July 30, 2013 at 1:32 pmResearch

Baker Peace Conference: ‘Lessons from End of Second World War’

The 2013 Baker Peace Conference on “A World at Peace?: Lessons from the End of the Second World War” featured keynote speaker Dr. Gerhard Weinberg, the William Rand Kenan Jr., Professor Emeritus of History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as the following: Joseph Venosa […]

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May 5, 2013 at 4:06 pmEvents