The establishment of the Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society (ACSACS) consolidates a longstanding tradition of excellence at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). READ MORE.
Applied ethics, in a military sense, is an art as much as a science. But researchers within ACSACS are taking on the important challenge of defining a difficult but vital set of ideas READ MORE.
A collective study of successful rebuilds of war-torn nations offers valuable clues which could prevent a fragile peace sliding back into war READ MORE.
It's World War I but Not as You Know It.
An authoritative, five-volume history of Australia and World War One is being compiled to mark the Centenary of the Great War READ MORE.
Navy in Vietnam
Nearly 50 years after HMAS Sydney sailed for South Vietnam with 1RAR embarked, ACSACS is holding a half-day (1-5pm) seminar on Tuesday 24 March 2015 to explore the question: "Was the Navy Ready for Vietnam? Lessons and Legacies 50 Years On". READ MORE
Anzac Day – Then and Now
As the nation prepares for the centenary of the Gallipoli landings, a one-day conference at UNSW Canberra on Tuesday 14 April 2015 will explore the evolution of Anzac Day as Australia's unofficial national day. READ MORE
ACSACS consolidates and perpetuates a long-standing tradition of excellence at UNSW in understanding the complex issues surrounding armed conflict and military engagement. VIEW OUR CURRENT PROJECTS
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