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15th Annual Johnson Lecture on Jan. 16

On Thursday, January 16, the Center for the Study of War and Society and the UT History Department will welcome Dr. Warren Dockter to deliver the Fifteenth Annual Charles W. Johnson Lecture at 5PM in the University Center Crest Room on UT’s campus. Dr. Dockter’s lecture is entitled, “‘The Weight of Islam’: Winston Churchill, the Ottoman Empire and the First World War.”

upcoming Dec 4 AfterWars event

The next event in the “AfterWars” research seminar will take place on Dec. 4 at 2:15 p.m., when we will convene to discuss Dr. Steve Ash’s new book, “A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot that Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War.” The event will be held on the second floor of Hoskins Library.

CSWS graduate assistant publishes an article

Jordan Kuck, a graduate assistant at CSWS, has an article appearing in the most recent issue of Fascism: The Journal of Comparative Fascist Studies. The article examines the lesser-known authoritarian regime of Karlis Ulmanis, the dictator of Latvia from 1934-1940, including an interesting take on the Latvian version of American 4-H.

Upcoming Nov. 11 talk on Cold War Air Defense

At 4:00 p.m. on November 11, Dr. Michael Weaver will give a talk on “Nuclear Air Defense During the Cold War.” A UT grad, Dr. Weaver has published the book “Guard Wars: The 28th Infantry Division in World War II”, and teaches military history and international security to active-duty military officers at the U.S. Air Force Command and Staff College.

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