Military History

Peace is an armistice in a war that is continuously going on –Thucydides

War is terrible, but it has been an ever-present aspect of the human condition and has shaped the world we inhabit today.

History and social sciences researchers routinely throw new light on the causes, courses and outcomes of armed conflict, sometimes overturning received wisdom about their subjects.

The BRLSI’s Military History group aims to reflect this energetic and popular academic trend by holding regular talks (usually on the fourth Monday of each month) on all aspects of military history, sometimes focusing on topics with direct relevance to Bath and the surrounding area.

All our talks are live-streamed and tickets are available in the What’s On section of this website.

Get involved: if you would like to be kept informed about these and other talks run by the Military History group at the BRLSI please email and you will be added to an email list. If you have ideas for talks or speakers related to military history or would like to get involved in any way, your emails will also be very welcome.


Joe Houlihan

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