Thanksgiving Schedule     •     Fri, Nov 25  —  Central Library open 9 am - 5 pm.  Branch libraries closed.

The Rise and Fall of Empires: A Lecture Series

Dr. Stanley Carpenter

Join Dr. Stanley Carpenter from the Naval War College for a seven-part series on the rise and fall of empires on Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7 p.m.


On October 19, explore Athens vs. Sparta in the Peloponnesian War.


On October 26, learn about the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.


On October 27, hear about the French Revolution and Napoleon.


On November 2, discover the Franco-Prussian War and the rise of Imperial Germany.


On November 3, examine the Russo-Japanese War and the rise of Imperial Japan.


On November 16, dig into 1918 and the fall of the German Empire.


On November 17, investigate the French-Algerian War and the fall of the French Empire.


Stanley D.M. Carpenter is Professor Emeritus at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island and a retired U.S. Naval officer.


This event is free and open to all.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:00pm
Room Reservation: 
10/19/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
10/26/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
10/27/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
11/02/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
11/03/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
11/16/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
11/17/2022 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen