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  • Asian Religions in Societal ContextASIA30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject explores the wide variety of Asian religious traditions, from examples of indigenous and folk traditions to analyses of the major world religions originating from Asia. Attention is given to Asian religion’s cosmologies and philosophy of life, their role as a normative foundation of c...

  • HPS Thesis Part 1HPSC40018

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An approved thesis topic selected in consultation with the fourth-year coordinator. The thesis is taken across two consecutive semesters, and is the result of the student’s own independent research.

  • Science, Controversy and Public PolicyHPSC90013

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    From genetic modification to climate change, science seems to be embroiled in an ever-growing number of public controversies. Some of these controversies are international in scope. Others have unfolded in the distinctive environment of Australia’s public policy and research apparatus, sometimes ...

  • God and the Natural SciencesHPSC20020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Recent popular debates over the relationship between science and religion have too often denegrated into shouted polemics between religious fundamentalists and new atheists. Yet many of the really important historical, philosophical and theological questions call for more careful scholarly attent...

  • Anthropology Thesis Part 1ANTH40009

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An independent research project on a topic to be approved by the Anthropology Honours/Graduate Diploma (Advanced) Program coordinator, under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

  • Fieldwork: Anthropology in PracticeANTH20014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Ethnographic research enables us to grasp the complexity and diversity of human experience. This subject provides an invaluable opportunity for students early in their studies of anthropology and related fields to undertake hands-on research in field sites close to home. In 2019, we will focus on...

  • Anthropology & Social Theory ThesisANTH40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    An independent research project on a topic to be approved by the course coordinator and under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

  • Critical Anthropological TheoryANTH40011

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    While ethnography as method is the most distinguishing feature of anthropology, ethnographic practice has always taken place in continual conversation with theory. Just as theoretical and philosophical considerations sometimes guide and generate particular ethnographic orientations and issues, so...

  • Migration and DevelopmentANTH90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Migration is one of the most significant drivers of social change in the developing world. The objective of this subject is to examine key issues and debates around the migration - development nexus, drawing on conceptual, theoretical, and empirical studies in human geography, anthropology, socio...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • History and Philosophy of MuseumsAHIS90005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the growth of the museum from its origins in the wunderkammer and antiquarian collections of the 16th century to the dynamic and constantly shifting field of possibilities available to museums today. The subject charts the progression of the museum from the private collectio...

  • Contemporary Art in ChinaAHIS40013

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject is taught on location in a major art centre (the subject may be taught one year in China, or another year in New York, or in other destinations, as appropriate), using the social, economic, geographical and cultural effects of the art centre as a case study of historical and contempo...

  • Art History Thesis Part 1AHIS40023

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students are required to write a thesis of 15,000 words on a topic approved by the 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.