Richard Gehrmann is a Senior Lecturer (International Studies) in the School of Humanities and Communication at the University of Southern Queensland. He lectures and has published widely in the areas of war and society, social and cultural history, international relations, military geography, and ethnic identity. His recent book, co-edited with Jessica Gildersleeve is entitled Memory and the wars on terror: Australian and British perspectives (2017). He has been deployed to serve in Afghanistan and Iraq as an Australian Army reservist.
ArticlesThe concept of war is inextricably linked to violence, and military action almost always resounds with the emotion and language of rage. Since the War on Terror began in September 2001, post-9/11 expressions of terror and rage have influenced academics to evaluate rage and its meanings (Gildersleeve and Gehrmann). Of course, it has directly influenced the lives of those affected...Read more