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  • French Travel WritingFREN30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how travel writing translates the world into words, and as such is a key to understanding international relations and intercultural communication. Focusing mainly on contemporary texts but also referring to classical French travel literature, it introduces students to a wide...

  • Managing the MultinationalMGMT20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores three important areas of concern facing managers of multinational corporations. First, it examines the relationship and balance between global integration and local responsiveness that lies at the heart of understanding strategies of multinational corporations (MNCs). This b...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI30014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • History of Landscape DesignABPL10006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A critical examination of the historical development of landscape architectural design, including the events, social influences and personalities involved, and the philosophies and theories that were developed. The formative evolutionary influences of natural and cultural factors as they shaped t...

  • Accounting for Corporate EntitiesACCT20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines key financial accounting topics at both an applied and theoretical level. Topics covered include but are not limited to, accounting for employee entitlements (including share options), segment reporting, earnings per share, intangible assets, biological assets, provisions an...

  • Business AnalyticsISYS30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Aims Business analytics involves the use of data to support business decision-making. Topics covered include business decision-making, evidence-based management, data warehouse design and implementation, data sourcing and quality, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), dashboards and data mining,...

  • Arts in FlorenceMULT10019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This cross-disciplinary subject, taught on site in Florence, provides students with an introduction to Italian and European culture, language, history, art, and politics. It examines Western approaches to the use, production, and study of texts in their visual, oral, as well as written forms. By ...

  • City FuturesABPL20045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is the future of the polis? Exploration of past and present conditions of urban ordering and development inform understanding of 21st century challenges for cities and urban societies. This subject critically examines imagined city futures from historical and contemporary perspectives, incor...

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO20008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Italy and Spain are undoubtedly the culinary epicentres of Southern Europe with food cultures that have intersected repeatedly since Ancient times. In this two-week intensive in-country subject students will learn about the centrality of eating to Italian and Spanish ways of life and consider the...

  • Profile Building for CreativesTHTR30041

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to guide students through the preparation of their own professional resource documentation: the critical communication tools required to present themselves and their work in a comprehensive and succinct manner for interaction with others. Specifically the subject address...

  • Crisis Continent: Europe's 20th CenturyHIST20078

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the political history of Europe’s turbulent twentieth century. It focuses on major moments of crisis that shaped the ‘age of extremes’, in the words of Eric Hobsbawm. Beginning with the First World War and ending with the global and domestic challenges tha...

  • Modernity: Foundations of SociologySOTH20002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is primarily concerned with the ideas about society that have anchored the disciplines of sociology and social theory in the 19th and 20th centuries. It critically assesses these ideas through an examination of the works of key social theorists. Students completing this subject shoul...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI20155

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Historicising the Colonial MythscapeAIND30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores colonial ‘mythscapes’, the discursive realms in which myths of nation are forged, constantly negotiated and reconstructed. It applies new historicist approaches to selected key events in Aboriginal Australia’s colonial history. Students will be introduced to historical, arch...

  • Culture Change and Protest MovementsANTH20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    How have cultures throughout the world responded to changing economic, political, and environmental transformations? How have new world views emerged from highly charged cross-cultural encounters? And how have communities found innovative ways of resisting or modifying unwanted transformations in...

  • Music and PoliticsMUSI20204

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the complex relationship between music and politics from a number of different perspectives, through a series of case studies and key moments in history, demonstrating that music never completely transcends politics but is deeply implicated in many forms of social action and...

  • Matters of Taste: French Eating CulturesFREN30015

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In France since the 19th century, the preparation, serving and consumption of food and drink, in both the domestic and public space, has been emblematic of French bourgeois cultural hegemony. In this subject students will examine the elaboration of normative codes relating to food and wine and th...

  • Sex, Race, Species and Social JusticeUNIB30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will investigate how gender, sex and race influence the operation of social justice in everyday life. It will also introduce the new area of justice for other species alongside the human. We begin by examining the origins of the concept of social justice in classical texts such as Pl...

  • Marketing and SocietyMKTG30007

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the role of marketing in the wider society, beyond its relationship with consumers and shareholders. It looks at the benefits marketing provides, but it also looks at criticisms of marketing in terms of its negative influence on individual consumers and society as a whole. S...

  • The Origins of the NovelFREN30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject students will read a selection of novels in French (from the Middle Ages to 18th century) in order to understand the evolution of the French novel. They will have to analyse the narrative structures and demonstrate critical awareness of the social, political and ideological contex...