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  • Ancient Egyptian 4ANCW20024

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who have completed Ancient Egyptian 3. In this subject, final work is undertaken on writing, grammar and syntax to revise, consolidate and complete students' knowledge of the language and its complex script, with the aim of enabling students to translate Egyp...

  • Asian Century: Meaning and ImpactASIA10002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The emergence of Asia as a global economic force has instigated the discourse of the ‘Asian Century’ in international media and policy papers. This subject will examine to what extent this discourse is in line with developments in the real world, in whose interests the discourse is being used, an...

  • Contemporary KoreaASIA20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for students who are new to Korean studies. It covers a broad range of contemporary Korean affairs, including history, philosophy, politics, security, economy and socio-cultural issues since its independence from Japan in 1945. Each lecture will introduce one thematic iss...

  • Indonesian Politics and SocietyASIA20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This unit addresses the politics of modern Indonesia in relation to broader social developments and the changing global context. Students will learn about the evolution of Indonesian politics from the early post-colonial period, through to the authoritarian New Order and the current democratic er...

  • Language and Power in Asian SocietiesASIA10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the intimate relationship between language and society in the historical and contemporary contexts of three internationally strategic regions: East Asia, insular Southeast Asia, and the Arabic world. It will explore recurring themes such as the relationship of language to po...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Arts of East AsiaAHIS20021

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the mediums, genres, and vocabulary of pre-modern Chinese, Japanese, and Korean visual culture. Weekly lectures and tutorials will focus on either a specific medium (ink painting, calligraphy, ceramics, timber frame architecture, urban landscape, gardens) o...

  • European Renaissance ArtAHIS20011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject explores the art and culture of Renaissance Europe between 1300 and 1600, with a particular focus on Italy, France, and Spain. This is one of the most pivotal periods in the history of art, when many of our contemporary ideas about art and artists were coming into being. Topics to be ...

  • Sociology Thesis Part 2SOCI40007

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to SOCI40006 Sociology Thesis Part 1 for details.

  • Social Policy InternshipSOCI90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject Master of Social Policy students will be placed in an organisation which either has governmental responsibilities or deals with government, where they will work under the supervision and guidance of a senior manager in the organisation. Students will be required to use their own n...

  • Foundations of Social PolicySOCI90011

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The subject engages with contemporary theories of social inclusion and capital with an emphasis on networks and their role in community strengthening, community building and regional economic development. The subject also engages in the role these strategies have in larger projects of social poli...

  • Indigenous Policy AnalysisSOCI90018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the five eras of Indigenous policy and introduces a set of strategies for analysing and evaluating government policy in a range of fields. Applicable in all policy areas, analysis and evaluation skills are often required in government agencies, industry and community organisat...

  • Sociology of Work: The Future of WorkSOCI30015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will undertake a critical analysis of the changing structure and behaviour of work and occupations in modern society. It will engage with the theoretical debates and empirical research that focus on the organizational development and work and occupations in society more generally. Th...

  • Corruption in AsiaASIA30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Corruption is widely considered to be a major obstacle to sustainable economic and social development in Asia. This subject examines the notion of corruption and the analytical frameworks that scholars, policy-makers and activists have used to understand it. It also analyses the nature, magnitude...