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With an $80,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities initiative “Dialogues on the Experience of War,” Ohio University’s Contemporary History Institute will conduct a humanities-based program for veterans on campus and in the community in 2018-19. OHIO’s program”Coming Home from War: Conversations for Veterans in Southern Ohio and […]

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

The 2018-19 Klinder Dissertation Fellowship goes to Phimmasone Michael Rattanasengchanh, a doctoral student in theHistory Department. This years award marks the inauguration of the fellowship, whose endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a dissertation writing year for Ohio University doctoral students enrolled in the Contemporary History Institute Certificate […]

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

Dr. Sebastian Hurtado Torres and is currently assistant professor of history at Universidad Austral in Valdivia, Chile. He earned a Ph.D. in History from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 2016. He also earned a Certificate of Contemporary History, which helped prepare him for his work […]

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

The 2018 Baker Peace Conference dealt with the subject of modern populism and how the media, academics, and other analysts have interpreted its role in the U.S. election of 2016 and world politics in general. Keynote speaker Ken P. Sterndiscussed his book Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 13

Heather Salazar, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a number of research grants both from Ohio University and beyond: an OHIO Original Work Grant, an ABC-Clio Research Award, and a United States Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Research Grant. Salazar plans to use the funds, totaling $4,250, to advance […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 09

The Contemporary History Institute presents Michael Doidge, speaking on “Thinking Ahead: A Contemporary History of the U.S. Military, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Psychological Health” on Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Watch live or later on A&S TV. Doidge is a contract historian working at the Department […]

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

History doctoral student Alexander Lovelacereceived an Ohio University Student Enhancement Award of $4,992 for his dissertation project, provisionally titled “Total Coverage: How the Media Shaped Total War.” He plans to use the funds to visit the U.S. Military Academy at West Points Library and Archives, The FDR Presidential Library, and […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 29

Dr. Steven Remy earned a Ph.D. in History, as well as a Contemporary History Certificate, from Ohio University in 2000. He is currently Professor of History at Brooklyn College and has recently completed his second book, The Malmedy Massacre: The War Crimes Trial Controversy (Harvard, 2017). The Contemporary History Institute […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 07

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes the Baker Peace Fellow for the 2017-18 academic year, Luke Griffith lecturing on Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and the Euromissiles on Thursday, March 8, at 4:30 p.m. in Baker 242. Griffith, a doctoral graduate student in History at Ohio University, explores the genesis of the […]

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

The theme for the 2018 Baker Peace Conference on March 22 and 23 is “Populism, the Press, and the Election of 2016.” The keynote speakers and panelists will examine the upsurge of populism during the 2016 presidential election in the United States as well as elsewhere in the world. The […]

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

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