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Conference: Naval and Maritime Power in Two World Wars

April 11, 2014 - April 12, 2014

Naval and Maritime Power in Two World Wars: Contemporary Relevance and Historical Importance

Global War Studies and the Greenwich Maritime Institute are pleased to announce an international conference on the naval and maritime history of the First and Second World Wars. On the centenary of the First World War, the conference seeks to promote an international and interdisciplinary dialogue among naval and maritime historians. Drawing upon the latest scholarship from a variety of disciplines, the conference aims to highlight a wide array of topics such as naval and maritime communications, logistics, international relations, regional studies, economic aspects, the role of ports and internal transport, the weather, morale, and grand strategy. Papers and panels  addressing one or more of the above topics are welcome as well as any of the following subject areas. Additional First and Second World War themes pertaining to naval and maritime history are equally encouraged.

Naval Warfare / Maritime Strategies / Amphibious Operations / Air Power
Operational History / Intelligence / Command / Convoy Operations
Shipbuilding / Interwar History / Weapons Technology
Neutral States / Theaters of War / Industry / Civilians

Paper proposals must be submitted by 15 August 2013 and include an abstract and curriculum
vitae. Panel proposals are welcome and should include a brief description of the panel’s theme.

Additional conference details and registration information will be available soon.

Submissions and inquiries should be addressed to:
Robert von Maier, Global War Studies <globalwarstudies@gmail.com>
Chris Bellamy, Greenwich Maritime Institute <maritimepower@greenwich.ac.uk>

The conference proceedings will be published as a special issue of Global War Studies.


April 11, 2014
April 12, 2014
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Greenwich Maritime Institute,University of Greenwich
United Kingdom


Global War Studies and the Greenwich Maritime Institute