Dr Bart Ziino presented at the recent Deakin University hosted (Re)Examining Historical Childhoods Conference on the topic of Australian children’s understanding of war. You can read more about Dr Ziino’s work on the topic in this media release.
Dr Ziino teaches twentieth-century world history, and Australia in the two World Wars. Bart is an historian of Australian experiences of the First World War, and memory and commemoration of war in Australia and abroad. His first book, A Distant Grief: Australians, War Graves and the Great War (2007) brought to light the painful efforts of Australian families to grieve for loved ones whose bodies remained on foreign battlefields after the First World War.