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THE HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
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Conferences

Previous conferences

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The History of Violence, from Prehistory to the Present

This three-day international symposium, to be held at the University of Notre Dame in Rome, will bring together contributors to the four-volume Cambridge World History of Violence to explore innovative ways of critically engaging with the question of violence from pre-history through to the present day ... read more

Ottoman Cataclysm conference

Ottoman Cataclysm: Total War, Genocide and Distant Futures in the Middle East

28 to 31 October 2015 The Centre for the History of Violence sponsored the international Ottoman Cataclysm: Total War, Genocide and Distant Futures in the Middle East (1915-1917) conference at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Download the conference program (PDF, 308KB) and report (PDF, 87KB).

AAEH conference

The Australasian Association for European History(AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference

14 to 17 July 2015 UON's School of Humanities and Social Science hosted the 2015 Australasian Association for European History (AAEH) XXIV Biennial Conference, 'War, Violence, Aftermaths: Europe and the Wider World,' to be held in Newcastle, Australia. ... read more.

Violence, Colonialism and Empire

Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern and Contemporary World

29 June to 1 July 2015 The Violence, Colonialism and Empire in the Modern and Contemporary World conference at the British Academy, UK, was funded by the Centre for the History of Violence from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 2015... read more.

First World War Conference

First World War: Local, Global and Imperial Perspectives

25 to 27 March 2015 The First World War: Local, Global and Imperial Perspectives conference will mark the centenary of the First World War, and more specifically the 100th anniversary of the allied landings at Gallipoli... read more.

Violence Studies Conference

2012 Violence Studies Conference

The Humanities Research Institute and the Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle held its inaugural Violence Studies Conference at the Crowne Plaza, from 21 to 24 August 2012... read more.

War stories

War Stories

This conference, held at the University of Newcastle in conjunction with the Writing Cultures Group, was an inter-disciplinary approach looking at the war memoir from ancient times to the present... read more.

Henry Dangar

Dangar Park Massacre

Organised by Dr Victoria Haskins in conjunction with the Newcastle City Council Guraki Committee, the speakers for this conference were Prof Lyndall Ryan, Dr Tony Birch and Cynthia Hunter... read more.

The Massacre in History

Revisiting the Massacre in History

In 1995, a conference was organised at the University of Warwick by Mark Levene and Penny Roberts in which the groundwork for a study of massacre was laid. Ten years later, the Conflict Research Group at the University of Newcastle, Australia, invited scholars from all disciplines to reassess the research that had been done since that time... read more.