HPU to Host ‘Overseas Empires and Navies’ for Annual Rothenberg Seminar

Rothenberg Seminar

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2019 – High Point University will present its annual Gunther E. Rothenberg Seminar in Military History from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event will be held in the Webb Conference Center and is open to the public.

Named for world-renowned military historian Gunther E. Rothenberg, the seminar is a tribute to his scholarship and dedication to the field of military history. The HPU Department of History sponsors the event, which offers a different theme each year and features a host of leading scholars discussing their most recent research and latest interpretations.

This year’s event will feature the theme, “Overseas Empires and Navies.” Jeremy Black, professor of history at the University of Exeter; Charles Thomas, professor of history at Wake Forest University; Kenneth Johnson, history professor and deputy department chair at United States Air command and Staff College; and Jean David Avenel, professor and dean of administration and international exchanges at University Paris Est-Creteil, are among the speakers.

“Each of these speakers brings a wealth of historical knowledge,” says Dr. Frederick Schneid, chair of the Department of History at HPU. “We look forward to the perspectives they will share with students, the university and the community at large.”

For registration information, contact Dr. Frederick Schneid at fschneid@highpoint.edu.

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