Upcoming Naval War College Foundation Events

Naval War College Foundation Newport Lecture Series:

The Naval War College Foundation presents the Newport Lecture Series, a schedule of lectures throughout the year. Each lecture is held at the Officers' Club (unless otherwise specified) and begins at 5:30 pm with a (no-host) cocktail reception, followed by remarks by the speaker at 6:00 pm. There will be time at the end of the lecture for a Q & A period.

To register for the Newport Lecture Series, it must be done by contacting the NWCF at 401.848.8308 or by email at nwcf_events@nwcfoundation.org. Registrations must be received at least 3 business days in advance of the lecture for base access. 

Wednesday, December 9th, 2016: Women’s Rights in the Middle East, South Asia, & Islam with Dr. Hayat Alvi

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016: The Hague's International Criminal Court: What are the Prospects for Global Criminal Justice with Professor Tim McCormack

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016: 

Russia's Potemkin Navy: Dressed to Impress, or Formidable Adversary? with Professor Thomas Fedyszyn

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016: Evolution of US as a Superpower with Professors Nicholas Gvosdev and Derek Reveron

Future Foundation Events:

March 19th, 2016 San Francisco Outreach: Global Hotspots

The Naval War College Foundation continues the tradition of hoting the Global Hotspots Symposium at the Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco, Saturday, March 19th. More information to follow on topics and speakers.

May 5th, 2016  Naval War College and Naval War College Foundation Washington DC Dinner and Philip A. Crowl Memorial Lecture

Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC



June 13th, 2016  Annual Members' Meeting and Lunch
Spruance Auditorium, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

June 14th, 2016  The Naval War College Foundation Celebrates the Naval War College 
Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, Rhode Island

June 14-15, 2016  Current Strategy Forum 
Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island

Eight Bells Lecture Series

At the Naval War College Museum

All Eight Bells Lectures are from 12:00-1:00pm at Brett Hall while the museum is closed due to HVAC construction. The format has the author speaking for 40-45 minutes on the topic of their book and the facts leading to its publication. The last 15-20 minutes are reserved for audience questions. A limited quantity of each book will be available in the Naval War College Foundation gift shop. The lectures are brown-bag affairs and open to the public.


To register, please call the Museum no later than 10:00 am at least 5 business days prior to the lecture at 401.841.2101 to be added to the base access list.



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