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War in History: Tasmanian, Australian and International Perspectives

  • 11 Oct 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Life Sciences Lecture Theatre Life Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus, University of Tasmania

This is an event organised by UTAS Centre for Historical Studies


Professor Henry Reynolds, University of Tasmania

Tasmanians in the Boer War: Heroes or War Criminals?

Dr Gavin Daly, University of Tasmania

British Soldiers’ Views of Spanish and Portugese Violence During the Peninsular War, 1808-1814

Associate Professor Stefan Petrow, University of Tasmania

Hatred, Exploitation and Disunity: Tasmania and the Impact of World War One

Dr Peter Edwards, Deakin University

Vietnam at 50: Some Half-century Reflections on Australia's Involvement in the Vietnam War

Postgraduate Session

David Nolan, Caesar and Battle: Making Use of an Ancient Source.

Andrea Gerard, Overlooked and Underrepresented: Tasmanian Aboriginal Soldiers in the First World War.

Anne Green, ‘Real Danger Spots‟: The Home Front in Northern Tasmania During World War Two.

Dr Kristyn Harman, University of Tasmania

“Too poor to send regular letters and gift parcels”: the provision of comforts to Aboriginal Soldiers in the AIF in WWII

Mr Ian Terry, TMAG and Mr Steve Thomas, Roar Film

The Suspense is Awful: Commemorating World War 1 at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

This panel will be followed by the screening of a few short sequences of film.

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