Welcome to the Society for Military History

Established in 1933 as the American Military History Foundation, renamed in 1939 the American Military Institute, and renamed again in 1990 the Society for Military History, the Society is devoted to stimulating and advancing the study of military history. Its membership (today more than 2700) has included many of the world's most prominent scholars, soldiers, and citizens interested in military history.

Society for Military History 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
April 14 to 17, 2016

Prepare now for the Society for Military History’s 83rd Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada from April 14 to 17, 2016. Reserve your room at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel.

Special conference rate: CA$169 plus taxes and fees (convert into U.S. dollars)

  • A complimentary continental breakfast for each guest will be served in the Summit, a private revolving rooftop restaurant on the 29th floor with panoramic views of downtown Ottawa.
  • Internet (WiFi and Ethernet) and local phone calls are complimentary in all guest rooms.
  • All public areas of the hotel offer complimentary WiFi.
If you have any questions, please contact the organizing committee at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.

Andrew Burtch
Francine Lapointe
SMH 2016 Coordinating Team


Conférence annuelle 2016 de la Society for Military History – Ottawa (Ontario, Canada)
Du 14 au 17 avril 2016

Prévoyez votre participation à la conférence annuelle de la Society for Military History qui se déroulera à Ottawa (Ontario, Canada), du 14 au 17 avril 2016 : réservez dès maintenant votre chambre à l’Hôtel Marriott Ottawa.

Tarif exclusif : 169 $ CA – taxes et frais en sus (convertir en dollars américains).

  • Un petit-déjeuner continental offert à chaque invité sera servi au Summit, une salle de réception privée du restaurant pivotant de l’hôtel. Cette salle située au 29e étage offre une vue panoramique du centre-ville d’Ottawa.
  • L’accès à Internet (technologie WiFi et Ethernet) ainsi que les appels locaux sont offerts gratuitement dans toutes les chambres.
  • La technologie WiFi est offerte dans toutes les aires publiques de l’hôtel.
Pour de plus amples renseignements, veuillez contacter les membres de l’équipe organisatrice du Musée canadien de la guerre.

Andrew Burtch
Francine Lapointe
L’équipe SMH 2016


SMH White Paper Announced

An SMH White Paper titled “The Role of Military History in the Contemporary Academy” by co-authors Tami Davis Biddle of the U.S. Army War College and Robert M. Citino of the University of North Texas is now available for viewing and distribution.


SMH 2016 Call for Papers

Those who were fortunate enough to attend this year’s annual meeting in Montgomery have barely returned home, but it’s not too early to begin thinking about the 2016 Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Canada. The Call for Papers has been posted.


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