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Naval Academy Museum Presents Naval History Lecture

  POSTED ON: Monday, September 14, 2015 10:18 AM by mediarelations@usna.edu

#058-15     ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Mr. Alan M. Anderson, a doctoral candidate at King’s College, London, will present “Alfred Thayer Mahan and the Laws of Naval Warfare, 1899-1907,” Wednesday,  Sept. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in Sampson Hall, Room G-14. The lecture is free of charge and no RSVP is necessary.

Anderson is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London.  His Ph.D research focuses on the laws of war and naval strategy in Great Britain and the United States from 1899 to 1909.  His areas of interest include the laws of war, late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century American history, and modern European history.  He has received support for his research from a variety of sources, including the 2013-2014 Rear Admiral John D. Hayes Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship from the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command; a 2013 Anderson Fund Research Grant from the Society for Nautical Research (Great Britain); and the 2009-2010 Edward S. Miller Research Fellowship in Naval History from the U.S. Naval War College.  He expects to receive his Ph.D in early 2016. 

Visitors may enter through Gate 3 (Maryland Avenue – recommended) or Gate 1 (at the intersection of King George Street and Randall Street) and will be required to show a picture ID.  All bags are subject to search. Vehicles without a Department of Defense or USNA credentialed driver or passenger are not permitted to drive onto the academy grounds. Visitors are encouraged to park at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and walk or ride public transportation to downtown Annapolis near the academy.  Authorized vehicles and vehicles with handicapped placards or license plates may enter through Gate 1 (King George Street) or Gate 8 (Maryland Route 450).  All bags and vehicles may be subject to search.

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