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Professor Maynard sitting holding a book in front of a cabinet of memorabilia collected as an historian

News • 8 Mar 2021

Reclaiming History: the unconventional legacies of a leading Aboriginal historian

Emeritus Professor John Maynard’s reputation as a trailblazer is well-deserved so it is only fitting that this historian, whose journey began with researching his own family’s history, is honoured in the InauguralJohn Maynard Aboriginal History Lecture.

Hans Lukas Kieser

News • 14 Dec 2020

ARC grants to focus on peace in the Middle East and sex and the Australian military

Two Centre for the Study of Violence researchers have been successful in the highly competitive ARC discovery scheme.

Umit Kurt

News • 15 Nov 2020

New DECRA to examine mass violence of Ottoman Empire

An historian of the modern Middle East, with a research focus on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire will join the Centre for the Study of Violence under a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

Victoria Cross

News • 15 Oct 2020

PhD student’s thesis wins 2020 CEW Bean Prize

Former PhD student with the Centre for the Study of Violence, Bryce Abraham, has been awarded the 2020 CEW Bean Prize for his thesis “Valore Australis: Constructions of Australian Military Heroism from Sudan to Vietnam.”

Lyndall Ryan

News • 15 Oct 2020

Professor Lyndall Ryan recognised as one of the world’s most influential historians

Member of the Centre for the Study of Violence Professor Lyndall Ryan has received an honourable mention in a list of the world’s most influential historians.

News • 24 Feb 2020

Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters project post-doc available

The Sexual Harms and Medical Encounters Project with Birkbeck University of London has a postdoctoral research position available.

Philip Dwyer

News • 20 Feb 2020

Dwyer gives public lecture on Broken Bones, Broken Stones: Iconoclasm in World History

Professor Philip Dwyer, Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence gave a public lecture at Trinity College Dublin, as part of the 'Out of the Ashes' Lecture Series.

News • 12 Feb 2020

Prof Philip Dwyer co-edits Cambridge World History of Violence Four Volume set

Director of the Centre for the Study of Violence, Professor Philip Dwyer has co-edited the four-volume Cambridge World History of Violence, which is the first collection of its kind to look at violence across different periods of human history and different regions of the world.

George GITTOES Soljah

News • 3 Feb 2020

George Gittoes Art Exhibition documents world conflicts

George Gittoes exhibition documents world's conflicts.

Naomi Goldenberg

News • 25 Nov 2019

Religion themed masterclass, conference and public event

The Centre for the Study of Violence and the School of Humanities and Social Science are hosting a variety of events in December around the of themes religion, sexuality and violence.

Killing times

News • 6 Sep 2019

Massacre map and Guardian Australia partnership project wins NSW Premier's History Award

The Killing Times awarded for its contribution to history and public debate.

News • 3 Jun 2019

Call for symposium papers: Sexual Violence, Medicine and Psychiatry

Call for papers for symposium on Sexual Violence, Medicine and Psychiatry.

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