Understanding the diverse causes and impacts of conflict

The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society

One of UNB's distinguished research centres, The Milton F. Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society is devoted to excellence in the study of war as a complex social phenomenon. With the goal of increasing understanding of the cause, course, and consequence of armed conflict, the Gregg Centre is internationally recognized for its graduate program, undergraduate and graduate teaching, public outreach, popular and scholarly publications, and its expertise in all aspects of modern conflict.

In the 1970s UNB developed an innovative and academically rigorous approach to teaching and writing military history. In 1980 UNB established Canada's first research centre and scholarly journal devoted to the study of terrorism and low intensity conflict. In 2006, those two initiatives came together in the Gregg Centre. 

We remain committed to academic excellence and innovation in the study one of humanity's most tragic and perplexing social activities, and to the notion that knowledge and understanding are the foundations of a better world.

How to find us:

We are located on the UNB campus in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Our main office is in Tilley 43.

Find out more about our people and how to contact us or learn about how you can support our programs and initiatives.

Till the Boys Come Home

Till the Boys Come Home: Life on the Home Front in Queens County, NB, 1914-1918

UNB alumni Curtis Mainville is the author of our latest volume in the New Brunswick Military History Project book series Till the Boys Come Home: Life on the Home Front in Queens County, NB, 1914-1918. Get your copy today! More [..]

The Canadian Army and the Human Dimension of Warfare

Call for Papers: "The Canadian Army and the Human Dimension of Warfare" Feb. 2016 in Fredericton, NB

The Gregg Centre is now calling for proposals for our 2016 Annual Conference "The Canadian Army and the Human Dimension of Warfare" on Feb., 3-4, 2016 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Proposal deadline is Nov. 2, 2015. More [..]

The Teachers' Network for War and the Canadian Experience


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