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The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

Rather than recognise foundation heroes, Australians celebrate the deeds of WW1 soldiers. These ‘Anzacs’ have become an integral part of national identity.

Review – Memory and Trauma in International Relations

Review – Memory and Trauma in International Relations

Resende and Budryte’s volume brings a fresh approach to the study of trauma and memory in IR, although ultimately fails to propose a coherent research agenda.

Drone Opposition in Pakistan and the Issues of Post-colonial Identity

Drone Opposition in Pakistan and the Issues of Post-colonial Identity

The assessments of, and attitudes towards, the efficacy of the drone campaign are shaped by Pakistan’s postcolonial identity.

Review – Gender: The Basics

Review – Gender: The Basics

Hilary Lips leaves no stone unturned in her nuanced discussion of the construction of gender, issues of gender violence and the importance of deconstructing gender norms.

Imagining Integration: The Role of Social Media in the Development of Regional Identity and Empowerment

Imagining Integration: The Role of Social Media in the Development of Regional Identity and Empowerment

Language barriers across the Caribbean region make building a common identity difficult and CARICOM is not meeting its mandate of creating a community. Could social media offer some solutions?

In the Footsteps of John XXIII: Pope Francis and the Embodiment of Vatican II

In the Footsteps of John XXIII: Pope Francis and the Embodiment of Vatican II

Pope Francis resembles Pope John XXIII more than any other pope of the past 50 years, and signs are positive he will be a shining example for interreligious dialogue and social justice.

Pope Francis: Radical and Conservative

Pope Francis: Radical and Conservative

In his actions on the world stage the conservatism of Pope Francis will overshadow his radicalism, but he has shown a radical side by taking the name of St. Francis of Assisi.

The Syrian Predicament

The Syrian Predicament

The civil war playing out in Syria is an extreme manifestation of a common problem: the creation of independent states based on boundaries that did not reflect social and demographic realities.

Globalizing Walls

Globalizing Walls

The walls in news stories are metaphors of community and division. They mix geography and history. They carry material and mythical meanings for the societies on either side, and for emerging global culture.

Pope Pius XII, the Holocaust, and the Identity Question in the Catholic Church

Pope Pius XII, the Holocaust, and the Identity Question in the Catholic Church

It is important to understand the larger issues implicit within the controversy caused by Pius XII’s failure to condemn the Holocaust, such as the ongoing search for identity in the Church.

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