Honest History E-newsletter No. 31, 1 December 2015, out now!

Honest History’s e-newsletter has gone out to subscribers and is also on the Honest History website. This month brings the latest research from Ankara on the elusive ‘Ataturk words’ of 1934; David Stephens wondering whether the new Minister for the Centenary of Anzac will be too busy with his other jobs to do it properly; Read more …

War and Emotions

This two-day symposium will explore new perspectives and understandings of the emotional and physical impacts of the First World War, and how the war is remembered today. It will build on the themes of the highly-acclaimed ‘ World War I: Love & Sorrow’ exhibition at Melbourne Museum, which follows eight personal stories through the chronology Read more …

Shell Shock, Gallipoli, and the Generation of Silence

Professor Jay Winter, Yale University and Monash University Co-presented with Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War In this lecture, the internationally-renowned historian of war and memory, Jay Winter, turns his attention to Gallipoli as a crucible of the generation of silence emanating from the underestimated incidence of psychological and neurological Read more …

Our Schools and the Great War

Rosalie Triolo presents the 2015 History Council of South Australia Annual ‘Country’ Lecture hosted by Paula Bartsch and the Mt Pleasant District History Room. $2 donation, payable at the door, supper provided.

Our Schools and the Great War

Rosalie Triolo presents the 2015 History Council of South Australia Annual ‘City’ Lecture in conjunction with the History Teachers’ Association of South Australia. $2 donation, payable at the door, wine and nibbles provided.

History Australia vol 12 issue 1 2015 – out now!

This issue of History Australia brings together several of the threads that have been conspicuous during the last few years of the journal’s career. There is the centenary of the First World War, which we recognise, in the first place, with Marilyn Lake’s valedictory address on ‘1914: Death of a Nation’, delivered at the 2014 Read more …