Past Events

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Videos of some of our past events are available here.

"Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India"

Mytheli Sreenivas
Assistant Professor

Department of History
Ohio State University

September 9, 2021
Held virtually


"Leaving Zion: Jewish Emigration from Palestine and Israel after WWII"

Ori Yehudai
Assistant Professor

Department of History
Ohio State University

August 16, 2021
Held virtually


"Diet for a Large Planet"

Christopher Otter
Professor

Department of History
Ohio State University

June 7, 2021
Held virtually


"Medieval Women's Rights: Setting the Stage for Today"

Sara Butler
Professor and King George III Chair in British History
Department of History
Ohio State University

March 8, 2021
Held virtually


"The Global History of HIV"

Thomas McDow
Associate Professor

Department of History
Ohio State University

Dec. 1, 2020
Held virtually


“A Historian’s Guide To Saving the Planet: What the History of Coke Can Teach Us About Curbing Pollution”

 

Bart Elmore
Associate Professor

Department of History
Ohio State University

December 5, 2019
Bexley Public Library


"Post-Truth" Moments in History


A panel discussion by John Brooke (History), Greg Anderson (History), Melissa Curley (Comparative Studies) and Bert Harrill (History)
Ohio State University Professors

April 13, 2017
Columbus Museum of Art


Magic & Witchcraft at the Dawn of Modernity: Why Then & What Now?

Professor Matt Goldish
Samuel M. and Esther Melton Chair in Jewish History

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Columbus Museum of Art


Climate Change, the Anthropocene and the Deep History of the Earth

John Brooke
Humanities Distinguished Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Thursday, October 13, 2016 
Columbus Museum of Art


American Ways, An Overview of Four Centuries of Consistent National Behavior

Steve Millett

Thursday, September 22, 2016 
Panera Bread


The History of "Radical" Movements in Islam

Jane Hathaway
Professor, Ohio State University

Monday, April 18, 2016
Whetstone Library


How the History of Poindexter Village Challenges Popular Stereotypes about Public Housing

Patrick Potyondy
PhD Candidate, The Ohio State University

Monday, March 21, 2016
Whetstone Library


Making Sense of the Madness: Race, Racism, and Politics in the Age of Obama

Hasan Kwame Jeffries
Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Monday, January 25, 2016
Whetstone Library


"I had the Best Childhood": Growing up in Ohio Orphanages in the 20th Century

Birgitte Søland
Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Whetstone Library


Devouring the Earth: How British Food Changed the World

Chris Otter
Assoc. Professor of History

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Whetstone Library


Caravans: Indian Merchants on the Silk Road

Dr. Scott Levi
Professor, Department of History, Ohio State University

Thursday, April 30, 2015
The Ohio Union


Russia and the Race for the Arctic

Dr. Nicholas Breyfogle
Associate Professor

Friday, April 10, 2015
The Ohio Union


"Is Google 'Making us Stupid?'" A Deep History and Future of the Internet

David J. Staley
Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University

Friday, October 24, 2014
The Fawcett Center


Was the Qing Dynasty "China"?

Ying Zhang
Assistant Professor

Saturday, November 2, 2013
The Ohio Union


U.S.-Iraqi Relations in Historical Perspective

Peter Hahn
Professor and Chair of History

Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Ohio Union


Capital Cities in the Aftermath of Empire: Athens and Sofia Compared

Theodora Dragostinova
Assistant Professor

Saturday, May 19, 2012
The Ohio Union


Dangerous Aesthetics: The Fascist and Nazi Appeal to Emotion

Alan Beyerchen
Associate Professor of History

Saturday, January 28, 2012
The Ohio Union


Aristocratic Values in Republican Rome

Professor Nathan Rosenstein

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library