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Ohio University alum Raymond Haberski Jr. is Professor of History, Director of American Studies, and Director of the Institute for American Thought at Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). During the 20082009 academic year he held the Fulbright Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies. Haberski helped found the Society for U.S. […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 05

Ohio University history professor Mirna Zakicwill talk abouther forthcoming article “Hidden in Plain Sight: Jewish Children’s Survival in the Occupied Serbian Banat.” The article is related to research that Zakic conducted for herrecently published book Ethnic Germans and National Socialism in Yugoslavia in World War II. Zakics talk on Thursday, […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 03

The Contemporary History Institute presents the Elizabeth Evans Baker Endowed Lecture by Professor Amitav Acharya on Nov. 29 in Baker Ballroom A. The Baker Lecture is presented by the Baker Peace Studies Program and fully underwritten by an endowment of the family of John C. and Elizabeth Evans Baker. Acharya […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 02

Photographer, videographer and filmmaker Meg Priorrecently visited Ohio University and discussed her experiences in Afghanistan and her observations on war in the 21stcentury through the lens of a civilian photographer. Her talk was jointly presented by the Contemporary History Institute, the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism, and the CHI-administered […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 01

The Contemporary History Intsitute is seeking veterans and service members to participate in a Coming Home from War program this academic year. “We are now inviting veterans who would like to participate in three two-hour conversations about their experiences and challenges in war and after coming home,” says Dr. Ingo […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 27

A New York Times opinion piece headlined “Black and White in Vietnam” written by Ohio University alumGerald Goodwin14Ph.D. has spawned a Prisoners of War radio documentary. Goodwin, who earned a Ph.D. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO, teaches courses […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 18

Mitchell Smith,Ph.D. candidate in the History Department and a Contemporary History Institute student, joined the 2018 class of legislative fellows last November at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, and the fellowship led to a full-time position. The fellowshipconsists of 24 fellows who are placed with legislators in the Ohio General […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 11

War reporter and documentary filmmaker Meg Priortalks about her experiences in Afghanistan and her observations on reporting about war in the 21st centuryon Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Baker Center 240/242. Prior has embedded with US Army Infantry, Combat Aviation, and Special Forces units to document […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 01

Dr. Brad Simpson recently visited Ohio University, kicking off the Contemporary History Institutes fall semester speaker series. Simpson teaches and researches 20th century U.S. foreign relations and international history in the History Department of the University of Connecticut and has a joint appointment with the Asian and Asian American Studies […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 25

Dr. Jared Bibler ’14Ph.D.is currently an assistant professor at the American University of Phnom Penh, having spent the last four years traveling, teaching, and writing in India and Vietnam. After completing his B.A. and M.A. in International Studies and International Affairs respectively, Bibler participated in the Contemporary History Institutecourses and […]

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