Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian soldiers fighting high up in the Alps, the half-hour film explores the war and its effects from many different perspectives. You can watch the documentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Hindi.
Australia’s experience of WW1 is like no other country’s in the world. In association with the British Council, BBC presenter Razia Iqbal and an Australian audience debate the role the ‘legend of Anzac’ played in the hundred year history of Australia since the first Anzac Day. With Marilyn Lake from the University of Melbourne, Bruce Scates of Monash University and theatre director and playwright Wesley Enoch – a relative of one Aboriginal WW1 soldier, Horace Thomas Dalton.
100 Stories Launched at Melbourne Museum
‘World War One: A History in 100 Stories’ was launched at Melbourne Museum on Remembrance … Continue reading 100 Stories Launched at Melbourne Museum
Centenary of Anzac Day Menzies Lecture, King’s College London – Watch Online
This year Professor Bruce Scates was invited to present the annual Menzies Lecture at King’s … Continue reading Centenary of Anzac Day Menzies Lecture, King’s College London – Watch Online
World War One: A History in 100 Stories to be launched this Remembrance Day
This Remembrance Day ‘World War One: A history in 100 stories’, written by Monash University … Continue reading World War One: A History in 100 Stories to be launched this Remembrance Day
Explore the One Hundred Stories Project
The One Hundred Stories are a silent presentation. They remember not just the men and … Continue reading Explore the One Hundred Stories Project
Bruce Scates on the BBC and ABC
Bruce Scates has recently featured in interviews and documentaries on various aspects of Anzac commemoration. … Continue reading Bruce Scates on the BBC and ABC