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  • Diplomat, Soldier, Spy: The Deep StateANTH20013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In contemporary societies, few of our activities are anonymous. From paying with credit cards to browsing the internet, an increasing amount of information is stored and processed in the interest of public safety. But who is monitoring these data, and why? Looking at ethnographic and historical a...

  • Self, Culture and SocietyANTH20012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How is our sense of who we are shaped by society and culture? In what ways do such understandings of personhood vary cross-culturally? This subject addresses these concerns from an anthropological perspective, applying theories of personhood, identity and relatedness to broader topics such as nat...

  • Sociology InternshipSOCI30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    In this subject a student, under academic supervision, undertakes a sociological research project or prepares a portfolio of work in an organisation outside the university, such as a trade union, social movement, women's organisation, social service provider, government or non-government organisa...

  • Inclusive Policy DevelopmentSOCI90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This unit of study will provide students with an introduction to contemporary approaches to the development and evaluation of social policy. In particular, it will enable students to explore ways of involving those whose lives are to be affected by social policy, in the formulation, implementatio...

  • Social Policy: Special Topics ASOCI90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Special Topic: Survey Research Methods This subject will give practical tips and hands-on experience for designing and implementing social surveys, for both academic purposes and the public/business sector. The structure of the subject will parallel the steps taken when executing a survey: compa...

  • Sociology of 'Race' and EthnicitiesSOCI30014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a sociological examination of the racialized underpinnings of Australian society. Focusing on how social forces such as colonisation, dispossession and the White Australia Policy have shaped understandings of racial difference, the subject will be concerned with the specific...

  • Families, Relationships and SocietySOCI20018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to students to the sociology of family life.  The subject will start with a broad focus covering key theoretical perspectives on the family and personal life and examining the political and cultural context of family life.  A key theme of the subject will be to id...

  • Human Rights, Muslims and Islamic LawISLM30019

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    The subject explores how a wide range of international human rights norms and values are conceptualised in classical and contemporary Islam and how Muslim thinkers of today are engaged in modern human rights discourses. The subject will consider the implications of conceptualizing human rights un...

  • Understanding Islam and Muslim SocietiesISLM10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is an introductory subject that exposes students to the basic and fundamental beliefs and practices that constitute the fabric of the Islamic world. Students will be able to explore relationships and differences between the key teachings of Islam and the customary practices of Muslims. In do...

  • Ethical Traditions in IslamISLM30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the rich heritage of ethical traditions in Islamic thought. Students will study and critically evaluate the key features and contributions of Muslim theologians, philosophers and Sufis, who attempted to deal with revelation and rationalistic discourse in explor...

  • Crisis Zone: Middle Eastern PoliticsISLM20015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This introductory subject will examine the interplay of external and internal factors in inflaming conflict and tension in the Middle East in the 20th century. It will cover the role of colonial powers, religion, gender politics and foreign actors in a number of case studies: the Arab/Israeli con...

  • Australian Indigenous Studies Thesis Pt1AIND40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Topic selected in consultation with coordinator and supervisor. Enrolment in the thesis is across two consecutive semesters and students must enrol in the subject in each semester to ensure they are meeting the full 50 point requirement for the year-long subject.

  • Ancient and Contemporary Indigenous ArtsAIND10003

    Offered:Summer Term, Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    The student will experience Indigenous Culture, Identity and Arts Practice first hand as they visit remote and urban Victorian Aboriginal communities, art galleries and artists. Fieldwork will comprise a four-night stay at Lake Condah Mission on Gunditjmara country (Heywood and Portland) where st...

  • Key Thinkers and ConceptsAIND20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to key thinkers and concepts in Aboriginal governance, community and cultural activism, Aboriginal advancement, self-determination and social justice. Key Thinkers and Concepts will allow students who have completed the first year MULT10001 Aboriginalities sub...

  • Art and Indigenous VoiceAIND10004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to give students a solid basis from which to start engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and cultural practice. Utilising both existing and new cultural frameworks, through lectures in cultural safety, traditional beliefs and culture, contemporary histo...

  • Introduction to European Critical TheoryEURO40001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the central topics and problems raised in European Critical Theory in the period from 1968-2000. It aims not merely to introduce the concepts, but to demonstrate how these concepts can be operationalised in methods of analysis. The topics to be considered ...

  • Internship in DevelopmentDEVT90060

    Offered:January, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Internship in Development is an elective subject available to graduate students in Development and various cognate disciplines and fields of study. The local internship subject aims to provide students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills learnt in class and enhance their unde...

  • Local-Global Nexus: Kinship & CommunityDEVT90046

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines approaches to working with local communities and the intersections between local and global systems and relations. Understanding the global through the prism of the familiar, local and communal we examine critical ‘values’ and mores of societies, the changing nature of ident...

  • Internship in DevelopmentDEVT90002

    Offered:January, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Internship in Development is an elective subject available to graduate students in Development and various cognate disciplines and fields of study. The local internship subject aims to provide students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills learnt in class and enhance their unde...

  • Development Project Management & DesignDEVT90001

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to development project management and design from interdisciplinary and critical perspectives. We begin by understanding the standard project cycle approach to project management. We focus on strategy, vision and mission formulation, as well as problem identifi...