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  • Shorter Thesis - Australian StudiesAUST70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2018

    The masters program allows students to combine coursework with extensive independent research in Australian Studies. The thesis should demonstrate a critical application of specialist knowledge and make an independent contribution to existing scholarship in the area of research. Candidates may ad...

  • Education and State Power in ChinaINTS90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    As the society with the world’s oldest tradition of state-sponsored examinations and some of the most radical government-initiated educational reforms in the modern world, China is a particularly significant site for the analysis of relationships between education and political power. This subjec...

  • Modern Israel: Good Bad and DisputedJEWI20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will examine and focus on modern Israeli history, beginning with the first decade of Israeli statehood and evaluating the nation-building process, the formation of state institutions and the evolution of a democratic regime. Also discussed will be the disparity that became evident be...

  • Rising China in the Globalised WorldINTS90007

    Offered:JulyYear:2018

    This subject looks at the impact of a rising China in the globalised world. It examines contemporary China's relations with various powers, regions and global institutions, particularly in the context of its phenomenal rise in the last four decades. The subject also explores key issues related to...

  • Shorter Thesis - International JusticeINTS70001

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2018

    A shorter thesis based on original research, on a topic approved by the course coordinator.

  • International PoliticsINTS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject provides students with an introduction to the actors, institutions, dynamics and key debates that make up contemporary international politics. It equips students to 'go behind the news' of world affairs and understand the deeper structural and political changes and challenges confron...

  • Research in Contemporary Jewish StudiesJEWI30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject gives students majoring in Hebrew and Jewish Studies the opportunity to extend and deepen their knowledge of the topic, sharpen their critical faculties in relation to source material and secondary literature, and acquire substantial skills in planning and executing a research projec...

  • Socio-Legal Studies Thesis Part 1SOLS40002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Students undertaking the Socio-Legal Studies Thesis should demonstrate a clear understanding of a specific field of study at an advanced level. They should demonstrate clear thinking and an ability to integrate theory and method in a logical manner. The student must be able to work in a concentra...

  • Social Theory Thesis Part 2SOLS90005

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Refer to SOLS90004 Social Theory Thesis Part 1 for details

  • Israelis & Palestinians: Conflict, PeaceJEWI20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject will examine the Israeli-Palestinian narrative through a multi-disciplinary perspective that will explore the political, social, historical and cultural issues central to this long and intense conflict. The subject will provide a clear chronological and textual foundation for examini...

  • Law in Social TheorySOLS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Law in Social Theory builds upon issues introduced in Law in Society, and Law, Justice and Social Change. Through a seminar-style format, it examines the theories of the function and role of law propounded by a range of social and legal theorists and movements, including Jürgen Habermas, Niklas L...

  • LundU: Globalisation and Social PolicySOTH20006

    Offered:MarchYear:2018

    The aim of this course is to analyse and discuss social policy and different social policy systems in a context of globalisation. The course is divided into two parts. In the first part we will introduce some basic concepts and typologies that have been used to characterise different systems of s...

  • Law in SocietySOLS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Law in Society introduces students to theories, concepts, forms and practices of law in contemporary Australian society. It will provide a foundation both for socio-legal studies subjects in later years and for subjects in disciplines such as politics, criminology and law. In preparing students t...

  • Introduction to Action ResearchARTS90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Action Research (AR) combines the new scholarship of engagement with social research methods to generate collaborative inquiries and action. This interdisciplinary graduate course focuses on the ways in which researchers and community members collaborate to conduct research on actual problems, wi...

  • Researching IdeasARTS90012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject introduces students to cutting edge research in four core areas of philosophy: (1) practical philosophy; (2) metaphysics and epistemology; (3) logic, philosophy of language and mind; (4) the history of philosophy. In most sessions, the seminar will be organized around work presented ...

  • Introduction to Language TranslationARTS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Translation is not a simple language replacement exercise; it is one of the main ways in which cultures shape political thought, literature, and science. This subject will offer answers to basic questions about how this happens. What are the main solutions available to translators? What goes on i...

  • Researching TextsARTS90009

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This fortnightly workshop will be structured around six key thematic categories that shape research in the text-based humanities: text; reading; author; archive; context; value. These themes will be engaged as the vital building blocks of a research project in literary or performance studies. The...

  • Experiencing Foodscapes: Italy & SpainEURO30007

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2018

    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...

  • Contemporary Challenges and IslamISLM30017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This is the capstone unit for the Islamic Studies major. It provides students with the opportunity to critically reflect upon the major through an engagement with key themes studied. This is achieved through a detailed exploration of contemporary challenges and the Islamic world's responses. The...

  • Screening Europe: Image and IdentityEURO20005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    A team-taught study of European cinema during a period of intense political and social change. Students who complete this subject should be familiar with some of the major developments in cinematic representation in Europe from the early 20th century to the present. They should be able to relate ...