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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