Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society


Allegations of serious misconduct against Australia's special forces should be handled with greater consideration for the reputation of soldiers who have done no wrong, writes Deane-Peter Baker.

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Reading Ham and Gerwarth's sombre narratives beside FitzSimons' nationalist boosting shows he really doesn't understand the Great War, writes Peter Stanley.

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Ataturk's famous letter to Anzac mothers gives some comfort to those left behind but is yet another wartime myth, write Peter Stanley and David Stephens.

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Melbourne Museum’s new exhibition, with its well chosen artefacts, tells the human stories of Australians in WWI, writes Peter Stanley.

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British historian Peter Barton’s The Lost Legions of Fromelles tells a familiar story – of slaughter in the ditches and marshes of Word War One – but it also warns us to be wary of popular legend, writes Peter Stanley.

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Has a national obsession with Anzac hijacked centenary commemorations of the Great War? Read the full story and more in the latest issue of Uniken.

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Career networking is an immoral attempt to gain an illegitimate advantage over others, Ned Dobos argues. 

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Improving our understanding of armed conflict and its impact on society is the focus of a new research centre launched at UNSW Canberra.