The Merriman Prize for undergraduates

The Merriman prize is awarded for an outstanding undergraduate essay on any topic in the fields of international and/or military history from the ancient world to the present day. Offered by the Department of History in partnership with the Centre for War and Diplomacy at Lancaster University, it is open to current undergraduates at any UK or overseas university. The successful candidate will be awarded a prize of £250.

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A new volume of the International Journal of Military History is out

Published: Monday, 04 November 2019

We have got the pleasure to inform you that a new volume of the International Journal of Military History is out. It is this year’s special issue, which is on ‘Women and the Second World War’, guest edited by Sandra Trudgen Dawson : https://brill.com/view/journals/ijmh/39/2/ijmh.39.issue-2.xml.

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Forthcoming Military History Conferences

As a good start for 2020, we have the pleasure of informing you that Dr Harold Raugh, from the British Commission, decided to resume his initiative for the follow-up of the Upcoming Military History Congresses. The ICMH would like to thank him very much for this important and substantial effort.

Please find attached the first quarterly listing with fifty-one ‘Forthcoming Military History Conferences’. If members plan to organize conferences which are not yet included in this list, please send the details to Dr Harold Raugh, so that he can add it to his list: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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André Corvisier Prize for PhD Theses, 2020

The International Commission of Military History awards the André Corvisier Prize for PhD theses on Military History, named after the distinguished French scholar who was for ten years President of ICMH and then President of Honour. For the 2020 edition, the prize will be awarded for a PhD thesis discussed and approved in 2019 in a recognized University. 

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