2017 Narratives of War Symposium: Generations at War

Friday 17 - Sunday 19 November, 2017
From Friday 5.30pm
Kerry Packer Civic Gallery
UniSA City West Campus
North Terrace, Adelaide

2017 Program Booklet

Narratives of War Symposium Military Historical Society of Australia Conference Generations of War

Each new generation experiences conflict – and especially war – in a new and different context. The Generations of War conference gives a voice to narratives new and old, adding to our
understanding of Australia’s military heritage and the impact of operational service on the human condition. The conference will interest anyone with an academic, personal and/or
professional interest in Australia’s military heritage and its relevance to operational service today.

The comprehensive program features 37 presentations embracing military history, Defence issues and perspectives, Reservists and research, veterans sharing experiences from their deployments, archival and rare information in a welcoming, collaborative environment.

Keynote speakers
Prof Melanie Oppenheimer – War Stories: from Global to Local
Prof Alexander C McFarlane – The Failure of Language to Speak of Trauma

Panel Session
Supporting Reservists: In Search of a Research Agenda

The Storyright Project: Taster session
Conference Dinner
Naval Military and Airforce Club
111 Hutt Street, Adelaide
Saturday 18 November 6:30 pm

Sponsored and supported by Defence Reserves Australia and Veterans SA.