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  • Preventive ConservationCUMC90029

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    This subject examines the physical and chemical causes of deterioration of cultural material, and considers how these can be effectively mitigated. Areas of study include the ten agents of deterioration that include light, incorrect relative humidities, incorrect temperature, physical stresses, b...

  • Digital Cultural ConservationCUMC90022

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    Community outreach programs and knowledge sharing principles are central to new cultural conservation practices. This subject will introduce the role of digital cultural conservation in the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of communities. Aspects of this field will be explored, including k...

  • RESPECTCUMC90027

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    In this subject students explore issues relating to the preservation of culture. Students engage with individual guest lecturers who have extraordinary or senior cultural expertise and knowledge, and who lead students through the complexity of issues relating to context, disruption, authenticity,...

  • Cultural Complexity and IntelligenceCULS90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    How do we adapt to new cultural settings and function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity? How do we orient ourselves to knowledge that accounts for cultural complexity? This subject addresses these questions by examining cultural intelligence. Cultural intelligence is c...

  • LundU: Globalisation and CultureCULS20013

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

    The course will examine cultural aspects of the globalisation process. In focus for the course is an analysis of the relationship between globalisation processes and contemporary cultural changes throughout the world. As a theoretical starting point to understand global cultural processes today, ...

  • Rock to RaveCULS20015

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of cultural studies approaches to contemporary popular music. Students will be introduced to the interdisciplinary traditions of scholarship that have emerged in the study of popular music's relationship to its social, cultural and political contexts. Topics will...

  • Thinking SexCULS30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    How do we come to experience ourselves as having a gender and a sexual orientation? How do social constructions of gender relate to understandings of sexuality? How have categories like masculinity and femininity; heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality transformed over time? This subject ...

  • Conservation Internship and ProjectsCUMC90006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students arrange and undertake a placement in cultural heritage industry. They work under the guidance of a senior cultural heritage practitioner within the workplace. Students carry out a set program of cultural heritage research, conservation projects and/or conservation treatme...

  • Conservation Professional PracticesCUMC90026

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the ethical issues, cultural considerations, policy framework and the economic environment that informs conservation practice. During the pre-teaching period students are expected to complete the course readings, review the lectures and any other course pr...

  • Analytical Science in ConservationCUMC90031

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with an introduction to the fundamental principles and practical applications of the major analytical techniques used in cultural materials conservation. The subject builds upon the students' knowledge gained in CUMC90032 Technical Examination and Documentati...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 1CUMC90030

    Offered:Summer Term, OctoberYear:2019

    This subject builds on the current philosophical and ethical approach and the materials and techniques used in the interventive conservation treatment of cultural and heritage artefacts. Students learn to document the condition and materials of artefacts within their specialisation, and to examin...

  • Conservation Assessment and Treatment 2CUMC90005

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019Quotas apply

    Students undertake more complex assessment, documentation and conservation treatment of artefacts across different material types within an ethical and sustainable decision making framework. Areas of study covered depend on the cultural and heritage collections but are likely to include methods o...

  • Russian Language & Culture 4BRUSS40007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a post-advanced language-acquisition subject which builds on the knowledge gained in RUSS40001 (Russian Language & Culture 4A) . Students who complete it should be able to enhance their capacity to use correct, idiomatic Russian both in written and spoken form. acquire the ability to ...

  • Russian 6RUSS20007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to 20th-century and contemporary historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public s...

  • Russian 5RUSS20006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to pre-20th-century historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public stories in Rus...

  • Russian 2RUSS10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The overall goal of this subject is to help students develop cultural and linguistic knowledge that allows them to feel comfortable thinking of themselves as users of Russian, in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It introduces students to cultural notions of time and space as they play th...

  • Cultural Policy and PowerCULS40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to cultural policy studies as a distinct domain of cultural studies. It examines the stakes involved in defining and operating within cultural policy studies by working through the characterisations of creative industries, cultural practices, cultural politics and...

  • Cultural Studies NowCULS40011

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce students to the current state of the discipline of Cultural Studies. Students will be oriented in relation to the major theoretical traditions, methodological approaches, empirical and political pre-occupations, and national traditions in cultural studies. We will do t...

  • Doing Media EthnographyCULS90010

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    Ethnography — the descriptive and long-term study of peoples and their communities — is one of the most challenging, and rewarding, approaches to media research. This elective will help students interested in ethnography to engage with the key conceptual and practical issues found when using it a...

  • City CulturesCULS30003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to a variety of ways in which city cultures have defined and articulated popular culture and critical social theory. Students will be introduced to contemporary urban narratives of places and spaces through a focus on city cultures, from Melbourne, New York, ...