Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

28 May 2018, Mosman, NSW, Australia – Douglas Newton will speak on “Saving OUR Private Ryan” at the Barry O’Keefe Library, 605 Military Road, Mosman, Monday 28 May, 7 pm. Click here for details.
8 May 2018, Canberra, ACT, Australia – Douglas Newton will speak on “Choosing War and Choosing War Aims: British and Australian Decision-making, 1914-1918” at the ACSACS Symposium “Why Australia went to the Great War”, Canberra, Tuesday 8 May 2018. Click here for details.

Past Events

2 May 2017, Waverton, NSW, Australia – Hell-Bent, Australia’s Leap into the Great War, 2pm-330pm, Waverton Community Hall, 75 Bay Road.
8 November 2016, North Sydney, NSW, Australia – Remembrance Day Address at NSGHS.
23 July 2016, 9.30-4.30, Bowral, NSW, Australia – Douglas Newton spoke with Prof. Ian Bickerton and Prof. Peter Stanley at a one-day conference entitled: “Australia: Where are we, where have we been, and where are we going?”
22 November 2015, 2pm-4pm, Sydney, NSW, Australia – Public Forum – Justice Denied: WW1, the case of Fr Charles Jerger, and Civil LibertiesSt . Brigid’s Church Hall (cnr Marrickville & Livingstone Rds).
12 November 2015, 2pm, Sydney, NSW, Australia – KOGARAH SCHOOL OF ARTS – Kogarah Historical Society meeting.
22 April 2015, 6:30pm, Sydney, NSW, Australia – PETERSHAM TOWN HALL – Gallipoli and Anzac after 100 Years – Lessons and the Prospects for Peace Today. Public Forum. 
20 April 2015, 7:30 pm, Sydney, NSW, Australia – BUNDEENA PUBLIC LIBRARY –Douglas Newton talks about his book Hell-bent at Bundeena Public Library, Sydney.
15 April 2015, 1 pm, Sydney, NSW, Australia – ASHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY – Douglas Newton talks about his book Hell-bent at Ashfield Public Library, Sydney.
11 April 2015, 12pm-2pm, North Sydney, NSW, Australia – THE UNION HOTEL, NORTH SYDNEY – Gallipoli & The Anzac Legend, Myth & Reality.

November 19, 2014, 5pm, Canberra, ACT, Australia – NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA – DOUGLAS NEWTON discusses both Hell-Bent and The Darkest Days with the Independent Scholars’ Association of Australia –

November 5, 2014, 7pm, Mosman, NSW, Australia – MOSMAN LIBRARY BOOK EVENT -DOUGLAS NEWTON discusses his latest book, Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap Into The Great War. 

October 16, 2014, 630pm, Glebe, NSW, Australia – GLEEBOOKS BOOK EVENT – DOUGLAS NEWTON discusses his latest book, Hell-Bent: Australia’s Leap Into The Great War. 


September 23, 2014, 7:30pm, London, UK – BISHOPSGATE INSTITUTE – Remembering WW1: The Darkest Days.

September 22, 2014, 6:30pm, Bristol, UK – BRISTOL FESTIVAL OF IDEAS –

August 23, 2014, 1pm, Edinburgh, UK – EDINBURGH BOOK FRINGE 2014 – DOUGLAS NEWTON discusses his latest book, The Darkest Days: The Truth Behind Britain’s Rush to War, 1914, at the Edinburgh Book Fringe 2014. –

August 22, 2014, 5pm, Edinburgh, UK – EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL – The-Not-So-Great-War, with David Olusoga. –

August 4, 2014, 7pm, London, UK – LONDON REVIEW BOOKSHOP – In conversation with Christopher Clark, author of The SleepwalkersClick Here for a downloadable podcast of this event. 

August 1, 2014, 2-4pm, Theberton, Suffolk, UK – PEACE NEWS SUMMER CAMP 2014.