In recent years, Russia has gained prominence on the world stage. From hosting the 2014 Winter Olympics, to regional interventions, to allegations of interference in foreign elections, the country's international activities suggest that its leadership is on a mission to shape world affairs. But what exactly does Russia want? And how does this compare to its ambitions in the past?
The Inaugural Ohio State University Department of History Ottoman and Turkish History Lecture presented by Associate Professor Yucel Yanikdag, University of Richmond, on Nov. 1, 2018. Professor Yanikdag, who received his Ph.D. from Ohio State, is the author of Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine, and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939 (Edinbrugh, 2013). He is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on the Ottoman Empire's experience in World War I.
Peter L. Hahn, professor of history and department chair at The Ohio State University, analyzes the diplomatic underpinnings of the Grand Alliance in the period leading up to the D-Day invasion. He explores the international conflicts and agreements that set the stage for the greatest amphibious invasion of the war. This talk was part of "Remembering D-Day: A 70th Anniversary Commemoration" sponsored by the Department of History at Ohio State in June 2014.
The eHistory MultiMedia Course Projects were developed by students in Professor Judy Wu's History course 525 in 2008 and 2009. Our project looks at how sororities influence the sexual aspects of their participants. We look at the beginning of sororities and the change that has occurred in the purpose of them over time. The issue of sexual violence among the Greek system in relation to its members is also examined.
Long before the recent initiatives to strengthen the border wall with Mexico and contentious debates surrounding immigration and deportation, the U.S. and Mexico have had a tangled history of both animosity and cooperation. From the Texas Revolution and the Mexican-American War to the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement, what can history tell us about the current state of affairs and prospects for the future between the U.S. and Mexico? Join us as hosts Brenna Miller and Jessica Blissit discuss U.S.-Mexican relations with three experts: Dr. Elena Albarran, Dr.
Presented by Michael Szonyi, Harvard University, at the Center for Historical Research, Department of History at The Ohio State University on April 18, 2014.
Presented by Nick Abbott, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Center for Historical Research Fellow at The Ohio State University Department of History on March 11, 2016.