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Ingo Trauschweizer, portraitByDr. 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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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 30

Amanda Nichols, portraitThe Contemporary History Institute is pleased to announce the 2019-20 winners of the Klinder PhD Fellowship and the Baker Peace Fellowship. Klinder PhD Fellows Alex Lovelace and Samantha Peko have received Klinder PhD Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. The Klinders endowment was established in the 1990s to fund a […]

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

Gregory L. Schneider, portraitOhio University alum Dr. Gregory Schneiderearned Emporia State University’s highest faculty honor, reports the Emporia Gazette. Schneider, Professor of History at Emporia State in Kansas, earned an M.A. in History and a Certificate in Contemporary History from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO in 1992. Gregory Schneider is […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 24

Britain and the World organization logoThree Contemporary History Institute and Ohio University History Department-affiliated scholars recently attended Britain and the Worlds 2019 conference, an annual meeting that attracts experts from around the world who research British interactions with the wider world, held this year in Kansas City. As part of a roundtable discussion inspired by […]

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Contemporary History Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 23

Matt Johnson, portraitGraduate student Matt Johnson, received a General and Mrs. Matthew B. Ridgway Military History Research Grant from the U.S. Army Military History Institute. Johnson, a Ph.D. candidate in History and a Contemporary History Institute student, will use the funds to conduct dissertation research at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education […]

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

Admiral (ret.) James Stavridis at the Baker Peace ConferenceAdm. (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

David Finkel, portraitThe 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

Steven Wills, portraitContemporary 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

John R. McNeill, portraitThe 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

Felix Boecking speaks at OHIO.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

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