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Anna Brinkman-Schwartz

Dr Anna Brinkman

Lecturer in Defence Studies

Biography

Dr Anna Brinkman studied at Columbia University as an undergraduate and as a graduate at King's College London. After being awarded her doctorate she conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Warwick. Anna joined the Defence Studies Department in 2020.

Research Interests

  • History of strategic thinking (especially maritime) in the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • International law, particularly as it relates to neutrality, strategy, and warfare
  • The changing character of war

Her current research projects focus on the development of strategic thinking and international law during the Seven Years' War. She is also working on a project on women as strategic thinking and the informal networks that fostered strategic thinking in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Publications

Articles

Chapters

  • "Fire No Guns, Shed No Tears: Channel Island Privateers, British Strategic Thinking, and the Politics of Neutrality" in The Channel Islands in Anglo-French Maritime Relations 1689-1918 eds. Andrew Lambert, Jean de Prenuef, and Colin Partridge, Boydell and Brewer (Summer 2021)
  • "Merchants of Fortune: British Foreign Policy in the Americas 1775-1782" in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategy for Maritime Powers, eds. David Morgan-Owen and L. Halewood, (Liverpool University Press: 2020)

Research

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Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

The Corbett Centre develops and promotes the understanding and analysis of maritime policy and strategy

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Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War

The centre promotes the scholarly history of war in all it's dimensions, trains research students and hosts research projects and conferences

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Economic Conflict & Competition Research Group

The ECCRG aims to be an academic centre of excellence for developing sustained, inter-disciplinary research on the study of Economic Warfare.

News

Inaugural Corbett Conference brings together naval strategists from across the globe

The Corbett Centre held their first, annual Maritime Warfare and International Law Symposium

CorbettConf

Events

10DecCorbettEvent

Sir Julian Corbett as a Historian, Educator, and Strategic Thinker

A roundtable discussion with the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies: Strategic Thinkers Series

Please note: this event has passed.

23SepCorbett

Global Maritime Britain and the Republic of Korea: Asia-Pacific Partners?

UK-ROK Strategic Partnership for the Stability in the Asia Pacific Region

Please note: this event has passed.

25MayCorbettConferenceImage

Intersection, Continuity, and Evolution: From the Early Modern Period to the 20th Century

The Inaugural Maritime Warfare and International Law Symposium from the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

Please note: this event has passed.

Research

art-navy-ship-the-carrier-class-invincible-english-unbeaten-indomitable-will-invincible-royal-british-military-maritime-fleet-navy-great-britain
Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

The Corbett Centre develops and promotes the understanding and analysis of maritime policy and strategy

SMHC newlogo 780x440
Sir Michael Howard Centre for the History of War

The centre promotes the scholarly history of war in all it's dimensions, trains research students and hosts research projects and conferences

F673BBBE-71AF-422F-999B-908BE90A05A0
Economic Conflict & Competition Research Group

The ECCRG aims to be an academic centre of excellence for developing sustained, inter-disciplinary research on the study of Economic Warfare.

News

Inaugural Corbett Conference brings together naval strategists from across the globe

The Corbett Centre held their first, annual Maritime Warfare and International Law Symposium

CorbettConf

Events

10DecCorbettEvent

Sir Julian Corbett as a Historian, Educator, and Strategic Thinker

A roundtable discussion with the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies: Strategic Thinkers Series

Please note: this event has passed.

23SepCorbett

Global Maritime Britain and the Republic of Korea: Asia-Pacific Partners?

UK-ROK Strategic Partnership for the Stability in the Asia Pacific Region

Please note: this event has passed.

25MayCorbettConferenceImage

Intersection, Continuity, and Evolution: From the Early Modern Period to the 20th Century

The Inaugural Maritime Warfare and International Law Symposium from the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies

Please note: this event has passed.