Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been a central figure in linking the Gallipoli campaign with Islamic conceptualisations of the Turkish nation.
The Gallipoli campaign has, in recent years, increasingly become part of the culture wars in Turkey associated with the rise of political Islam.
A hand-painted folk portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger advertising a Ho Chi Minh City bodybuilding gym, photographed in 2011.
Vietnamese walls were once densely populated by hand-painted signs, a material culture now exceedingly rare.
Giant figures of (from left) Macron, Fillon and Le Pen.
Should French children be taught about the 'positive aspects' of colonialism? What the presidential candidates say.
Wealth inequality is no 21st-century phenomenon. But it was decisively shaped by public policy during the last 100 years as economies emerged from war and redesigned the structures for life.
Campaign posters of the 11 candidates in the French election. Left, right and centre can seem pretty blurred in 2017 France.
As France heads to the polls ton April 23, citizens seem more confused than ever about just what is "left" and what is "right".
Passion, Lament, Glory at Melbourne’s St. Paul’s Cathedral in 2017.
Each year at Easter, Christians recreate the spectacularly violent end of Jesus's life, raising some tough questions about the depiction of suffering on stage.
The Navy converted to oil from coal a few years before the U.S. entered World War I, helping to solidify petroleum’s strategic status.
Naval History and Heritage Command
Before World War I, petroleum had few practical uses, but it emerged from the war as a strategic global asset necessary for national stability and security.
Interactive map of global carbon emissions from 1750 to 2010.
An interactive map of global carbon-dioxide emissions, from 1750 to 2010, provides a better understanding of the roles of different countries in the ongoing climate crisis.
The so-called ‘prison tree’: over time, myth has coalesced into a ‘fact’ for which there is no evidence.
There is no evidence to support the marketing of an ancient boab in Western Australia as a tree that once held Aboriginal prisoners. The story is a myth that elides the tree's deep significance to Indigenous people.
The UK's new £1 coin is touted as being the most-secure in the world. Its dodecagonal shape harks back to an old threepenny forebear.
Penny Gulliver wrote to Germaine Greer several times over two decades.
University of Melbourne Archives, Germaine Greer Archive, 2014.0042.00350, Correspondence with Penny Gulliver
Fifty years of correspondence is stored at the Germaine Greer archive. It ranges across topics as diverse as US politics, grassroots feminism, gardening and Queen Victoria's underpants.
Armée libanaise, Beirut, 1982.
Civil servants stand as forgotten actors of the Lebanon civil war, a historical case that has not been reproduced in more recent conflicts.
Two Canadian soldiers during a 2011 NATO exercise in Ukraine.
U.S. Army Europe/Flickr
Over its history Canada has built itself through war and the memory of its wars. The country's recent military interventions are part of a struggle to define what the country stands for.
The European union and Turkey cannot afford to further strain their relationship.
The integration of Turkey into the European Union could have embodied a counter-discourse to the so-called 'Clash of Civilisations'. Perhaps it is not too late.
The Last Kingdom. BBC/Carnival/Des Wille
New research suggests his military achievements might have been exaggerated.
President Ronald Reagan on stage with his wife Nancy, 1984.
AP Photo/Reed Saxon
Trump's budget would eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities, breaking a tradition of funding humanities scholarship that goes back to the nation's founding.
Destroying Chinese war junks by Edward Duncan.
As the UK sets up post-Brexit trade deals with Commonwealth countries, it should be mindful of history.
Gold torc found in Staffordshire.
oe Giddens/PA Wire/PA Images
Torcs found in the Staffordshire hills can reveal a lot about Iron Age society.
Genking, a male-born Japanese TV personality and ‘genderless’ pioneer.
In Japanese popular culture, new trends come and go. But the Japanese have toyed with gender norms for generations.
A Mexican who was recently deported from the U.S. in Tijuana, Mexico.
From Chinese laborers to 'bad hombres,' the US settler mentality has perpetuated an immigration system that pushes out unwanted groups and bypasses the Constitution.