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CHI Director’s Message | Looking Back on a Rewarding Year

Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute 2018-19 was a rewarding academic year for our students and faculty affiliates at the Contemporary History Institute. In addition to multiple students securing funding for thesis and dissertation research, several of our faculty affiliates published books […]

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April 30, 2019 at 11:17 amNews

2019 Baker Peace Conference To Focus on International Cooperation and World Order Since 1945

Adm. (ret.) James Stavridis

By Dr. Ingo Trauschweizer Associate Professor of History & Director of the Contemporary History Institute The Contemporary History Institute hosts the 2019 Baker Peace Conference on March 28-29, 2019. Our theme this year is “Temple of Peace? International Cooperation and World Order since 1945.” The keynote is at 7:30 pp.m. […]

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February 19, 2019 at 4:18 pmNews

Six Graduate Students Earn Contemporary History Certificates

The Contemporary History Institute congratulates its 2017-18 graduates who earned the graduate Contemporary History Certificate. Ph.D. Graduates Four students earned their doctorates in history and journalism and mass communication. Brad Eidahl, Ph.D. in History (December 2017). Eidahl wrote his dissertation under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Professor of History, […]

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August 28, 2018 at 2:08 pmAlumni

‘Hunting Nazi Treasure’ Documentary Taps History Grad Student for Research Expertise

Seth Givens

Seth Givens, a Ph.D. student in the History Department, recently began assisting in the production of Hunting Nazi Treasure, an eight-part investigative documentary television series co-produced by History Channel-Canada and More4 (Channel 4) in the United Kingdom. In part, the show continues the work of the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives […]

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April 28, 2017 at 9:40 amNews Research

History Student Gets Best Paper Prize from Society for Military History

Seth Givens

The Society for Military History and the First Division Museum at Cantigny has awarded Seth Givens, Ph.D. student in the History Department, the Kevin J. Carroll Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in Military History. Givens received the award for “‘The Defense of Berlin Starts at the Mekong’: Lyndon Johnson and […]

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March 20, 2016 at 1:52 pmResearch

History Student Uses Unique World War II Collection To Examine Accounts of Souvenir Hunting, Looting

History Student Uses Unique World War II Collection To Examine Accounts of Souvenir Hunting, Looting

From Perspectives When history enthusiast Seth Givens was an Ohio University undergraduate student, he discovered a unique collection of materials that features raw, unpolished military and civilian personal accounts of World War II. Only about 10 percent had ever been published. The Ohio University Libraries’ Cornelius Ryan Collection includes about […]

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June 30, 2014 at 11:14 amResearch

History Grad Students Win Student Enhancement Awards

Ohio University has awarded History Ph.D. students Brad Eidahl and Seth Givens each a $6,000 Student Enhancement Award to assist dissertation research. Eidahl is writing his dissertation, “Writing the Resistance: The Rise and Fall of APSI and Chile’s Opposition Press,” under the direction of Dr. Patrick Barr-Melej, Associate Professor of […]

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June 2, 2014 at 2:42 pmNews