IUS - The Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society
Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Conferences


Welcome to your all-in-one source for the latest, most up-to-date information on conferences of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society.

All IUS conferences provide an opportunity for focused exchange and vigorous criticism, covering topical and theoretical issues as well as cutting-edge research, and draw together scholars and military professionals from around the globe.

The 2015 International Biennial Conference of the Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society will be held Oct 30-Nov 1, 2015. The call for proposals will go up in Sept 2014 with deadline of Feb 1, 2015, while the full program and logistics information will be posted in May 2015.

Past Conferences

Below you will find information regarding IUS conferences from 2003 to Present. To view the conference program, click on the program cover. To view the biography of the keynote speaker, click the link associated with their name.

2003

Dates: 24 - 26 October 2003
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: David R. Segal

Panels: 30
Registered Participants: 255

2005

Dates: 21 - 23 October 2005
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: Vice Admiral Ann E. Rondeau

Panels: 40
Registered Participants: 262

2007

Dates: 26 - 28 October 2007
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: Thomas E. Ricks

Panels: 48
Registered Participants: 310

2009

Dates: 23 - 25 October 2009
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: John A. Nagl

Panels: 57
Registered Participants: 319

2011

Dates: 21 - 23 October 2011
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: Peter W. Singer

Panels: 62
Registered Participants: 300

2013

Dates: 25 - 27 October 2013
Location: Palmer House Hilton - Chicago, IL, USA
Keynote Speaker: Admiral James Stavridis