Events

Naval War College events showcase the expansive depth and reach of our programs and faculty, and enhance our relevance to the Navy and national security.

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U.S. Naval War College Upcoming Events

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, president, U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island provides opening remarks to more than 100 spouses and significant others of NWC staff, faculty, and students at the first of 11 scheduled lectures, in a series titled “Issues in National Security” held at NWC.
Apr 24

Issues in National Security: Feral Cities

Apr. 24, 2018
4:30 p.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

These lectures are being offered to provide intellectual stimulation to the participants and no formal academic credit will be awarded.

Photo of Sukjoon Yoon, senior research fellow at the Korean Institute of Maritime Strategy, addressing the workshop on "Korean Maritime Security and International Law" hosted by the Stockton Center for the Study of International Law at U.S. Naval War College and the Korea Maritime Institute
Apr 25

Stockton Center "Law of the Sea" Symposium: April 2018

Apr. 25, 2018
8:00 a.m.
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia

U.S. Naval War College’s Stockton Center for the Study of International Law will co-host a symposium on "The Law of the Sea Convention and U.S. National Interests" with the University of Virginia School of Law's Center for Oceans Law and Policy, April 25.

Professor Chris Demchak introduces members of a discussion panel during an "Operationalizing Cyber Strategies" workshop
May 01

Center for Cyber Conflict Studies Conference: May 2018

May. 01, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, R.I. 02841

Chris C. Demchak, director of the Center for Cyber Conflict Studies at U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, is hosting a conference, May 1-2, here at the college.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
May 03

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Brothers at Arms

May. 03, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England.

Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, addresses U.S. Naval War College (NWC) students, faculty and other service members during an address at the NWC.
May 15

"An Address" Lecture Series: Lecture 5

May. 15, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Throughout the academic year, U.S. Naval War College hosts several national security, foreign policy and military defense experts to discuss a wide range of topics and issues with students, faculty and staff.

Photo of professor Michael Schmitt discussing the Second Geneva Convention during a legal conference held at the U.S. Naval War College
May 15

Stockton Center "Fog of Law" Workshop: May 2018

May. 15, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, R.I. 02841

U.S. Naval War College's Stockton Center for the Study of International Law will host a workshop entitled, "The Fog of Law: Operating in the Grey Zones of International Law,"? May 15-16.

Eight Bells Lecture Series
Jun 07

Eight Bells Lecture Series: Finding a Pirate Ship

Jun. 07, 2018
12:00 p.m.
Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, RI 02840

In April of 1717 "Black Sam Bellamy" and his multiracial crew on two vessels, sank in a violent storm on Cape Cod. This set off a mad rush of locals combing the beach for treasure as well as government sanctioned attempts to recover some of the ill-gotten gains known to be on the Whydah.

McCarty Little Hall, a wargaming facility
Jun 11

Naval Strategist Symposium: 2018

Jun. 11, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Again, welcome to the inaugural Naval Strategist Symposium! This first-time event is intended to bring the Strategist community together at Newport and give it a chance to both "think big" and use its collective intellect to help shape the strategic vision of the Navy.