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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Islamic Studies Thesis Part 2ISLM40012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to ISLM40011 Islamic Studies Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Intensive Research WorkshopARTS90005

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    This subject focuses on the common challenges of designing a research project at PhD level. These include framing research questions in the context of the existing research literature, selecting and developing an appropriate and refined research strategy, and clarifying the stages of a research p...

  • Introductory Academic ProgramARTS90006

    Offered:Summer Term, JuneYear:2019

    This subject is a five-week, pre-semester intensive program which offers students the opportunity to consolidate and extend their expertise in critical thinking and academic writing, while supporting their transition to living in Melbourne. Through a range of activities students develop an unders...

  • Visiting Scholar: Advanced Seminar BARTS90021

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will be taught by a Visiting Scholar in an area of their expertise. It will provide a graduate-level introduction to an important area of scholarship, including discussion of the visitor’s own work and the scholarly field to which it contributes. The subject will appeal both to stude...

  • Introduction to Action ResearchARTS90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Action Research (AR) combines the new scholarship of active engagement with social research methods to generate collaborative inquiries, commitment and action. This interdisciplinary graduate course introduces the ways in which researchers and the community and/or industry members collaborate to ...

  • Researching Politics and PolicyARTS90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Those students electing to take the Researching Politics and Policy workshop will become familiar with the latest developments – the 'cutting edge' – in major branches of political science and policy theory. The underlying objective is for each student to be better prepared to select the most app...

  • Introduction to Language TranslationARTS30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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 IdeasARTS90012

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    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 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 ...

  • Memory & Memoirs of 20th Century EuropeEURO30002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The eye-witness account and the personal memoir offer powerful ways of exploring the human legacy of overwhelming historical events on individual lives. But how do literary genres like the memoir and autobiography manage to speak about unspeakable topics, how do they represent the unrepresentable...

  • Memory & Memoirs of 20th Century EuropeEURO20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The eye-witness account and the personal memoir offer powerful ways of exploring the human legacy of overwhelming historical events on individual lives. But how do literary genres like the memoir and autobiography manage to speak about unspeakable topics, how do they represent the unrepresentable...

  • Euripides, Seneca, and MythmakingANCW40001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will read, in English translation, selected plays by Euripides (the 5th century BCE Athenian playwright) and Seneca (the 1st century CE Roman writer and tutor of the Emperor Nero). The subject introduces students to methods of interpreting tragedy, in particular how Euripides and Seneca ...

  • Research in Ancient World StudiesANCW40014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject supports the development of the skills and knowledge required to undertake research in the field of Ancient world Studies. Students will investigate current issues, tools and methodologies in the field, and work on formulating and presenting a research project related to their thesis...