Military Historian Returns to Geneva as Visiting Professor

| November 1, 2012
Webster University Geneva

Holding court with colleagues at Webster Geneva, where Martin van Creveld is a visiting professor for Fall 2 2012

Webster University Geneva welcomes back visiting professor Martin van Creveld for the Fall 2 2012 term. A visiting professor in the International Relations Department, he will be teaching one graduate and one undergraduate course on the themes of “Future Wars” (INTL 5860) and “Political Theories” (POLT 1070).

Renowned author on military and strategic security affairs

Martin van Creveld previously spoke at Webster Geneva on technology’s influence on war.

Van Creveld previously visited Webster Geneva in 2011 to speak on technology and war in 2011.

Born in the Netherlands and an Israeli citizen since 1950, van Creveld was educated in Jerusalem and London. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on military history and strategy.

He is the author of over 20 books, including Supplying War (1978), Command in War (1985), Technology and War (1989), The Transformation of War (1991), and The Rise and Decline of the State (1998). His latest work, Wargames; from Gladiators to Gigabytes will be published by Cambridge U.P in 2013. Between them these book have been translated into 20 languages.

Van Creveld has consulted to the defense establishments of various countries. He has also made appearances in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, radio stations, and TV programs all over the world.

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