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The Dead Prussian Podcast aims to explore War and Warfare through discussion and analysis of military theory, historical events, contemporary conflicts, and expert interviews.

Apr 18, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with Jonathan Boff, a senior lecturer in History and War Studies at the University of Birmingham. They discuss the topic of Jonathan's latest book, Haigh's Enemy. Jonathan talks about Germany's war on the Western Front and the German military leader Crown Prince Rupprecht.

Jonathan provides...


Apr 8, 2018

In this episode, Mick chats with Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General of the International Insitute for Strategic Studies and author of Safe Passage. They discuss the peaceful transfer of hegemonic power between Britain and the United States. Kori explains how rare it is for such a transfer to occur peacefully.

Kori...


Mar 23, 2018

Mick moderates a debate between accomplished historians Matthew Ford and Kim Wagner. The debate focuses on the role of military historians. Is military history a different discipline from other history? Why are 'ham' historians so popular? Should Military historians engage with policymakers? How does society benefit...


Mar 7, 2018

Mick chats with Helen Berents, a lecturer at the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology and author of Young People and Everyday Peace. They chat about how war is represented in the media, video games, and political engagement. Helen highlights how the 'everyday' is often missing from these...


Feb 21, 2018

Mick chats with James Brown, a President of the Returned and Services League of New South Wales and author of Anzac's Long ShadowThey chat about the roles of ex-service organisations and how commemoration affects the support provided to veterans. James also discusses the need for greater debate on decisions relating...