This conference on 8 - 9 October 2020 will examine the principal responses by government, researchers, advocates, stakeholders and relevant service providers to the key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Australian Association for the Study of Religion
The 2019 AASR conference will be held from December 5-6 at the city campus of the University of Newcastle, co-hosted by the AASR, the Centre for the Study of Violence and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. We invite scholarly reflections on the complex and diverse relations between religion and violence, incorporating counter discourses of peace and social justice...
The symposium aims to bring together scholars from a range of disciplines to examine how these conflicts in their various forms (such as social, economic, religious, ethnonational, imperial, and ideological) have been represented in diverse visual media (including, but not restricted to, painting, photography, film, cartoons, caricatures, museum displays, maps and graphs)... read more
A century after the end of the First World War, this conference is an occasion to reflect on international relations and entanglements during the global conflict. The conference aims to challenge Eurocentric views of the war and focus instead on its transnational and global face. ... read more
A multidisciplinary conference convened by the Centre for the Study of Violence at the University of Newcastle, Australia, to be held at the Rome Global Gateway, University of Notre Dame, Rome, 22-24 November 2017. ... read more
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
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).
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.
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 Study of Violence from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 2015... read more.
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.
The Humanities Research Institute and the Centre for the Study 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.
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.
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.
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.