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Mr Richard Gehrmann

Mr Richard Gehrmann
Name Richard Gehrmann
Position Senior Lecturer (International Studies)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q201
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1073
Extension 1073
Email
Qualifications BA Griffith , GCertIntellSecAn TrainCommand , PGDipSocSc Qld , GDipFET USQ , MA Deakin , MDefStud UNE , MEd USQ , MSt Cambridge

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 169999 )
  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Other Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 449999 )
  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 470299 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 430399 )
  • Historical Studies ( 430300 )
  • Cultural Studies ( 470200 )
  • Other Human Society ( 449900 )

Research interests
War and society, Social and cultural history, International relations, Memory & identity, War in film and memoirs, Military geography, Military organisation and culture studies.

Richard Gehrmann is a member of a research team led by Associate Professor Martin Kerby (team members Professor Margaret Baguley, Richard Gehrmann, Dr Alison Bedford & Dr Daniel Maddock) that has been exploring the role of monuments and memorials in understanding historical events through a series of journal articles. As part of this project, the team has also published the open access text A Possession Forever: A Guide to Using Commemorative Memorials and Monuments in the Classroom, (2021) https://usq.pressbooks.pub/apossessionforever/ This text was supported by a USQ Learning and Teaching Open Educational Practice (OEP) Grant for the project titled 'Exploring social justice, democracy, human rights and citizenship’. The project team is also supported by a 2020 Department of Veterans Affairs Project Grant ‘A Possession Forever: The role of monuments and memorials in understanding historical events’, and by a USQ Capacity Building Research Grant titled 'Counter Memorials/Monuments and the Australian Commemorative Landscape'.

Professional memberships
USQ Human Research Ethics Committee
School Representative - BELA Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Industry affiliations
International Australian Studies Association
Military Organisation and Culture Studies Group
Australian Historical Association
Royal Geographical Society

Currently teaching courses/programs
INR3003 War & Terrorism: Introduction to Strategic Studies
HIS8001 War and Society
INR8011 Australia & Asia
INR3000 Australian Foreign Relations
INR1000 Introduction to International Relations
HMT3002 Independent Study: International Relations
INR1002 Soft Power & Cultural Diplomacy

Research most recent
‘Frontline heroes: Bush fires, the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the Queensland Press’, Martin Kerby, Margaret Baguley, Richard Gehrmann and Alison Bedford, Media, War & Conflict, Vol 14, 2021 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1750635221990939

A Possession Forever: A Guide to Using Commemorative Memorials and Monuments in the Classroom, 2021, Martin Kerby, Margaret Baguley, Richard Gehrmann and Alison Bedford, Pressbooks https://usq.pressbooks.pub/apossessionforever/

Communication, Interpreting and Language in Wartime: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 2020, Amanda Laugesen & Richard Gehrmann (eds), Palgrave Macmillan, https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030270360

‘Conflicting Perspectives’, Malcolm Brown and Richard Gehrmann, 2020, Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (eds Alex Lautensach & Sabina Lautensach), BCcampus Open Education and the University of Northern British Columbia, Vancouver, pp. 141-183.


Research most notable
Jessica Gildersleeve and Richard Gehrmann (eds), 2017 Memory and the wars on terror: Australian and British perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan, London, https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319569758

Richard Gehrmann, 2017, 'Service personnel: Australian experiences of interculturality and violence in interwar India’ in Rendering the Unspeakable Past: Legacies of Violence in Modern Australia, Robert Mason (ed), New York, Berghahn, pp. 199-216. http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/MasonLegacies

Richard Gehrmann, Matt Grant & Samantha Rose, 2015, ‘Australian unarmed peacekeepers on Bougainville; 1997 – 2003’, Peace Review, vol. 27, no. 1, 52-60.

Richard Gehrmann, 2014, 'Entertaining Australian troops at war in Afghanistan and Iraq’, Popular Entertainment Studies, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 128-143.


Publications in ePrints

Hickey, Andrew ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9862-6444 and Davis, Samantha and Farmer, Will and Dawidowicz, Julianna and Moloney, ClintORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2520-1506 and Lamont-Mills, AndreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9109-3462 and Carniel, Jess and Pillay, Yosheen and Akenson, David and Bromdal, Annette and Gehrmann, Richard and Mills, Dean and Kolbe-Alexander, TracyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5025-3204 and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 and Reich, Suzanne and Southey, Kim and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Watanabe, Taiji and Davenport, Josh and King, Helena and Williams, Lucy and Timmins, Kurt and Thompson, Michael and Eacersall, Douglas and Maxwell, Jacinta (2021) Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes. Journal of Academic Ethics. ISSN 1570-1727

Kerby, Martin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4073-2559 and Baguley, MargaretORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0098-6378 and Gehrmann, Richard and Bedford, AlisonORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6708-9896 (2021) Frontline heroes: bush fires, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Queensland Press. Media, War and Conflict. pp. 1-18. ISSN 1750-6352

Laugesen, Amanda and Gehrmann, Richard, eds. (2020) Communication, interpreting and language in wartime: historical and contemporary perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-27036-0

Gehrmann, Richard and Laugesen, Amanda (2020) Conclusion: cross-cultural communication and language in wartime: reflections and future directions. In: Communication, interpreting and language in wartime: historical and contemporary perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 255-266. ISBN 978-3-030-27036-0

Brown, Malcolm and Gehrmann, Richard (2020) Conflicting Perspectives. In: Human Security in World Affairs: Problems and Opportunities (2nd ed.). BCcampus, pp. 141-183.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 169999 )
  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200299 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 210399 )
  • Other Human Society not elsewhere classified ( 449999 )
  • Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified ( 470299 )
  • Historical Studies not elsewhere classified ( 430399 )