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Virtual Seven Years’ War Symposium

Virtual Seven Years’ War Symposium

Mar

27

2021

Virtual Seven Years’ War Symposium

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Don't miss this VIRTUAL gathering of international scholars. The theme, "The Global Art of War", will feature speakers from across the country who will present a fascinating array of topics such as immigration, military material culture and the British Navy. Generously underwritten by the Pritzker Military Foundation.

Exclusive access to five presentations, link sent prior to the event. The presentations will be pre recorded and released a week before the panel discussion on the 27th. 

Live Zoom Panel Discussion with all presenters on Saturday, March 27 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

2021 Speakers

Jonathan Abel, Ph.D., “The Military Enlightenment”

Jonathan Abel is an Assistant Professor of Military History at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Daniel A. Baugh, Ph.D., “Naval capability, protection of trade, and the financing of 18th-century wars”

Daniel A. Baugh, Professor Emeritus of Modern British History, Cornell University, is the author of several publications including British Naval Administration in the Age of Walpole and The Global Seven Years War, 1754-1763: Britain and France in a Great Power Contest.

Matthew Keagle, Ph.D., “Un empire de choses militaires: Sourcing the French Army”

Matthew Keagle is the curator for the Fort Ticonderoga Museum, and is a doctoral candidate at the Bard Graduate Center in New York.

Sascha Möbius, Ph.D., “The Prussian Army in the Seven Years War”

Sascha Möbius specializes in the history of organized violence, political repression, and power structures from the late Middle Ages to the 20th century.  He is currently a lecturer at the University of Louisville.

Jack Weaver, A Poor Lieutenant: Military Service, Immigration, and Patronage in Eighteenth-Century America”

Jack Weaver has worked as a historic interpreter for museums such as Colonial Williamsburg and Old Fort Niagara, as well as an English language teaching assistant for the Austrian Ministry of Education. He is currently pursuing a PhD. at West Virginia University.

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