Military history

Current Chair and contact for working group:

Mr. Art Johanson, Baltic Defence College

Past Chairs:

  • Dr. James Corum, Baltic Defence College
  • Dr. Douglas Ford, Baltic Defence College

Scope: the aim and purpose of the Working Group

The military history working group aims to improve knowledge of the history of warfare and military practice through practitioners’ research, communities of practice, and networks of learning. These processes are also subject to study and reporting to improve both individual and institutional practice.

Keyword descriptors

Topics addressed 


Current Working Group Activities

Many members of the Military History working group are involved in the annual Baltic Military History Conference, which has been held every year since 2009. 


History of the Working Group

This is one of the original eight working groups of the ISMS established at Amsterdam in 2008.

Related Contact information

Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic, and Disarmament Studies, Waterloo, Canada, Waterloo, Canada

Annual Colloquium, Canadian Military History 4-5 May 2018

Baltic Defence College, Annual Military History Conference