Australia’s maritime frontier conflicts, 1802-1918

In this talk Dr Craig Wilcox will briefly examine four very different clashes from 1802 to 1918.

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The Burning of the Boyd, Whangaroa Harbour, 1809

Inside the Coral Bell School | Issue 5 | September 2018

Hear about our latest research 'Inside the Coral Bell School' with an intro from our new Director, Professor Toni Erskine.

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Inside the Coral Bell School - Research newsletter

Australia needs to sing from same song sheet as Pacific

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne … hamstrung at the PIF summit in Nauru this week by Australia’s hypocritical policies. Image: Pacific Islands Forum...

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Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne … hamstrung at the PIF summit in Nauru this week by Australia’s hypocritical policies. Image: Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

In peacetime, why does Sovereignty matter?

Dr Marigold Black uses both defence and civilian contexts to inform her primary research of modern conceptualisations of sovereignty.

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Claiming ‘Victory’

Dr Meighen McCrae will use her skills as a historian to examine differing notions of victory throughout the First World War to challenge the legacies they have...

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Hugh White AO is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. He has worked on Australian and regional strategic, defence and foreign policy issues...

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