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  Matt Johnson, PhD candidate in history and a Contemporary History Institute student, has received a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Military History Research Grant from the US Army Military History Institute (USAMHI). He will use the funds to conduct dissertation research at the US Army Heritage and Education […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 17

Adm. (ret.)James Stavridis opened the 2019 Baker Peace Conference with the keynote address 21st Century: Risk and Opportunities. Former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe from 2009 to 2013, Stavridis discussed the security challenges facing the United States and highlighted what opportunities exist for the nation to create security. In the category […]

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

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes journalist David Finkel to deliver the keynote address for the Coming Home from War program on April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Baker 242. The event is free and open to the public. The Pulitzer Prize-winner presents Welcome Home, Sgt. Schumann: Why We Keep Telling […]

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

Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University alumnus Dr. Steven Wills appears as a guest expert on an episode of “Coming in from the Cold,” a monthly podcast from the think tank Center for Naval Analyses. “Coming in from the Cold” explores obscure national security policy issues and incidents during the […]

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

The Contemporary History Institute welcomes leading world historian and current American Historical Association president Dr. John R. McNeill on April 15 at 10 a.m. in Baker 242. He will present “Elephant Tusk and Bison Hide: The Global Environment and the Industrial Revolution, 1800-1920” as part of CHI’s spring semester speaker […]

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

Boecking, Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese Economic and Political History at the University of Edinburgh, presented No Great Wall: Trade, Tariffs, and Nationalism in Republican China, 1927-1945. With degrees from the Universities of Cambridge (Ph.D., 2008) and Oxford (B.A., 2003), Boecking also holds a certificate from the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for […]

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

The Contemporary History Institute presents a screening of an episode of Ken Burns and Lynn Novicks documentary, The Vietnam War on March 2, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Bentley 124. CHI will screen episode five of the Burns and Novick series, titled ‘This Is What We Do’ (July 1967-December […]

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

Luke Griffith, Ohio University History and Contemporary History Institute alumnus, won a post-doctoral fellowship from the RAND Corporation. The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows Programidentifies scholars who are at the forefront of the next generation of thought on nuclear security-related topics and supports interdisciplinary research that advances policymakers understanding of nuclear […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 26

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, Professor of the History of Medicine in the departments of Social Medicine and History at Ohio University, recently launched a podcast that explores health care in the United States through patients stories. Lifespan: Stories of Illness, Accident, and Recoveryfeatures a new episode every month. Each episode focuses […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 12

Sana Saidykhan,doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 08

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