Stories tagged with: Contemporary History Institute

Baker Peace Conference to focus on 'Democracy in Decline?' on Feb. 22-23

February 13, 2024 The Contemporary History Institute will host the 2024 Baker Peace Conference, themed “Democracy in Decline? The Politics of Pluralism, Participation, and Populism,” on Feb. 22-23.

David Crane to discuss Ukraine War Crimes Tribunal on Oct. 17, says 'Putin hears my footsteps'

October 5, 2023 One of the most recognized international criminal lawyers in the world, David Crane is leading a team setting up a Special Tribunal for Ukraine on the Crimes of Aggression against Vladimir Putin.

Kyle Balzer joins American Enterprise Institute as Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow

September 15, 2023 Alumnus Kyle Balzer, '22 History Ph.D., starts his new position as a Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to discuss Russia-Ukraine War on Sept. 21

September 11, 2023 The Contemporary History Institute hosts Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman (retired) discussing "The Russia-Ukraine War: Its Origins, the Present Fight, and Prognosis for the Future” on Sept. 21.

Four doctoral students awarded Contemporary History Institute fellowships

April 27, 2023 Four graduate students are the 2023–24 winners of the Contemporary History Institute's Klinder Fellowships and the Baker Peace Fellowships.

History student Robert Green awarded Boren Fellowship for research in Cambodia

April 24, 2023 History doctoral student Robert Green has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to conduct research in Cambodia.

Alumnus Gerald Goodwin's book examines African American experiences during Vietnam War

March 16, 2023 Alumnus Gerald Goodwin's new book "Race in the Crucible of War" examines African American experiences with racial issues during the Vietnam War.

History graduate students present at America in the World Consortium organized by OHIO alumnus

March 15, 2023 History doctoral candidates James Bohland and Cameron Dunbar presented their research at the America in the World Consortium Young Scholars Conference organized by recent OHIO graduate Kyle Balzer.

Chester Pach says Reagan speech set stage for 'verifiable reduction in nuclear weapons'

February 22, 2023 Chester Pach published an essay recently on one of Ronald Reagan’s most famous — and controversial — speeches. In that address, Reagan called the Vietnam War “a noble cause.”

2023 Baker Peace Conference: A New Cold War? set for Feb. 23-24

January 6, 2023 Are we in a new Cold War? This is the theme of the Contemporary History Institute’s annual Baker Peace Conference taking place Feb. 23-24 in Ohio University’s Walter Rotunda.

Alumni News | David Prentice's book about Vietnam echoes questions about Afghanistan withdrawal

October 18, 2022 Historian David Prentice is making important contributions to the history of the Vietnam War and to the question how wars end.

Kyle Balzer awarded prestigious fellowship at Clements Center for National Security

April 7, 2022 The Clements Center for National Security awarded a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at Austin to Ohio University doctoral student Kyle Balzer.

Forever learning, serving: ODOT director to be honored with Outstanding State Government Alumnus Award

February 2, 2022 Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks, PHD ’18, will be presented OHIO’s Outstanding State Government Alumnus Award, recognizing exceptional achievements in public service.

Contemporary History Institute features Cold War historian on future of America foreign policy on Feb. 17

January 31, 2022 The conversation will feature noted Cold War historian and former Pentagon advisor Hal Brands, Ph.D.

Contemporary History Institute to host conversation on voting rights on Feb. 10

January 31, 2022 The Contemporary History Institute will host a conversation on voting rights in the United States with Ohio University historians Katherine Jellison and Kim Little on Thursday, Feb. 10.