The Laughton Unit, Kings College London.

August 2017

The Laughton Unit based in the Department of War Studies, Kings College London has increased its  digital presence to make its researchers, events and progress as a research unit more accessible. The unit was started in 2001 by Professor Andrew Lambert in honour of the founding ‘father’ of the field of naval history, Professor John Laughton.

As part of the School of Security studies it educates students from undergraduate to PhD in naval history and maritime strategy resulting in global alumni of civilians and military personnel. Its researchers cover the broad narrative of naval history and a dynamic spectrum of topics of the maritime sphere such as theory and practice to investigative history.

You can find the unit online via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, iTunes and  Soundcloud by searching for ‘Laughton Unit’. Full details of the unit and its researchers can be found on the Kings College website or its dedicated blog ‘The Laughton Review’.

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