With humility we acknowledge that the thinking, speaking and writing of the following people are informing this project:
Albert Camus, The Human Crisis, the 1946 speech (Le Crise de l’homme) given in translation by Viggo Mortensen in commemoration of Camus’s oration 50 years earlier at Columbia University, USA
Stan Grant, An all historical fever: how history may yet be the death of us, Manning Clark Lecture 17 June 2021
Arundhati Roy, Come September, Lannan Foundation Lecture, September, 2002
(ed.) Lynda-ann Blanchard & Hannah Middleton Conversations in Peace, The Sydney Peace Prize Lectures 1998–2011, Univeristy of Sydney, 2012. This volume includes lectures by Muhammad Yunus (1998), Desmond Tutu (1999), Xanana Gusmao (2000), William Deane (2001), Mary Robinson (2002), Hanan Ashwari (2003), Arundati Roy (2004), Olara Otunnu (2005), Irene Kahn (2006), Hans Blix (2007), Patrick Dobson (2008), John Pilger (2009), Vandana Shiva (2010) and Noam Chomsky (2011)
(ed.) Lynda-ann Blanchard & Jane Fulton Conservations in Peace vol.2 2012–2022, Sydney Peace Prize Lectures, University of Sydney, 2023. This volume includes lectures by Sekai Holland (2012), Cynthia Maung (2013), Julian Burnside (2014), George Gittoes (2015), Naomi Klein (2016), Patrisse Cullors for Black Lives Matter (2017), Joseph Stiglitz (2018), Tarana Bourke for Me Too Movement (2019), Megan Davis for The Uluru State from the Heart (2021-22)
Harold Pinter, Truth, Art and Politics, Nobel Prize in Literature acceptance speech 7 December 2005
Johannes Becher, Der Krieg, introduction to Krieg by Bernard Heisig
Ernst Friedrich, Krieg dem Kriege! Guerre à la Guerre! War against War! Oorlog aan den Oorlog!, first published in 1924
Chris Hedges, The World as it is; Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, TruthDig, Nation Books, NY, 2013
Carolyn Forché and Duncan Wu, Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English 1500–2001, W.W Norton & Company, 2014
Francisco de Goya The Disasters of the War: eighty-five etchings in the 1937 edition, Phaidon-Verlag, Vienna, with introductory essay by Elie Faure
Clinton Fernandes Subimperial Power: Australia in the International Arena, Melbourne University Press, 2022
and others…