2021 ICMH Fellowship for Research Projects on Military History

On 14 September 2021, following a careful process of selection among numerous detailed proposals, the Jury decided to award the 2021 “ICMH Fellowship for Research Projects on Military History” to Dr Héctor M. Strobel del Moral, Postdoctoral researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, for his project of research under the title “The Mexican Military Organization against the French Intervention, 1862-1867”.

The research project aims to explain the Mexican government’s strategies to create an army and defend the country during the war against France, 1862-1867, his main interest being to discover and analyze the different ways in which the armed forces were formed at the time, while serving to propose new uses for the study of the armed forces and of the strategies of defence.