Artists have long tackled global issues, from war to human rights. But what, asks Joanna Mendelssohn, does this actually achieve?
Like Australia, China traditionally commemorates those who served in war in April each year, and increasingly they do it via social media, writes Tom Sear.
George Williams asks: What should Malcolm Turnbull do if he receives a call seeking our involvement in an ill-conceived foreign conflict?
Reading Ham and Gerwarth's sombre narratives beside FitzSimons' nationalist boosting shows he really doesn't understand the Great War, writes Peter Stanley.
A study of doctors on the front line of war sheds new light on the nature of post-traumatic stress disorder.
The decision to declare war and send Australian forces overseas does not require debate or authorisation from parliament, writes Gabrielle Appleby.
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.
Is the Vivid festival just about light and colour and bling, or is it also about ideas and images that challenge us, asks Phillip George.
War should not be considered a “normal” response to dispute resolution, argues Ian Bickerton.
It is the women and girls of Afghanistan who have the most to lose if the West's mission fails, writes Jenny Stewart.