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 to be held on the 11th – 12th April 2014. 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. See Naval and Maritime Power Conference Announcement 110414 and http://www2.gre.ac.uk/about/schools/gmi/about/events/lectures/naval-and-maritime-power-conference
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