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  • The Age of Golden Ages: Art in EuropeAHIS30003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject interrogates painting, sculpture and architecture in Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands in the 17th century. It will cover the art of Caravaggio, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt van Rijn, Diego Velàzquez, and Nicolas Poussin, among many others. This subject a...

  • Organisations, Economics and IncentivesECON30017

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is concerned with the economics of asymmetric information, when agents may have private knowledge, take hidden actions, and attempt to manipulate the knowledge, information and incentives of others. Using game theory and information economics it will cover the main techniques and res...

  • Business Economics and e-CommerceECON20006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides a review of and extension to basic economic analysis of decisions to enable completing students to assist, advise and interpret business decisions, including pricing, product development and strategic redefinition of businesses (mergers, etc.). Students are provided with eco...

  • Town and Country in China and the WestHIST30070

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the study of urbanisation and urban phenomena in history from a comparative perspective, with a focus on similarities and contrasts between China and the West, and attention to changing urban-rural relations and contrasts over time. The subject will be taught over a period o...

  • Living Longer: A Global DiagnosisUNIB30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Since 1800, human life expectancy at birth has doubled globally and tripled in the most favoured nations. This has been a biological and social achievement of great complexity, and no single factor—public health, income, material resources, medical knowledge, technology, individual behaviour, soc...

  • A History of ViolenceHIST30068

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Every act of violence has a history. In order to more fully understand how and why violence recurs, how it has changed over time, and how it has been a driving force in history, we need to develop a more sophisticated and complex understanding of its historical origins. This subject will explore ...

  • Italian Language in FocusITAL30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with an analytical and comprehensive understanding of Italian usage. Topics will vary, and may include contrastive analysis of English and Italian, varieties of Italian, dialects, geographical variation, history of the Italian language, topics in appli...

  • History of Economic ThoughtECON30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The development of economic theory, emphasising the works of the classical and neoclassical economists and Keynes. The subject will be concerned with looking at modern economic theory from an historical perspective. Students will be expected to read original works as well as secondary literature.

  • Migrant Nation: History Culture IdentityHIST20075

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What does it mean to live in a nation that has been built on immigration? What histories, policies and attitudes underpin this experience? And what key issues, challenges and opportunities face Australia and other nations as a result? This subject encourages students to engage critically with the...

  • Art in Medieval EuropeAHIS20019

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the art of medieval Europe, from the Roman Empire (c. 300) to the late Middle Ages (c. 1400), surveying the major artistic developments across the period wth particular emphasis on Italy. It focuses on the function of imagery in specific historical and phy...

  • Travelling Design & Performance StudioDPSS20009

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    In this travelling studio students will engage in a two-week immersive experience in a country of the Asia- Pacific region involving workshops in traditional theatre making where design plays a key role. The designed components may include puppetry, costume, masks, properties and/or scenic elemen...

  • Music in the Culture of the RenaissanceMUSI30011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Through individual studies of selected musical centres and repertories, students will explore the nature, the role, and the functions of music in European society during the Renaissance. Using diverse materials, students will engage in a directed exploration of selected repertory, manuscript and ...

  • Change-makers: Ecology, Design, CapitalUNIB10016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject challenges students to address the complex global change issues of our age - population explosion, climate change, energy consumption and environmental degradation – through creativity, collaboration and innovation. Students are introduced to the science of the Anthropocene, the 'mat...

  • Asian Arts: Networks and HubsASIA20004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject investigates the political, social and cultural significance of the arts in contemporary Asia. Throughout Asia, visual and performing arts function as entertainment, communicative medium, commodity, religious ritual, political act and as sites for social conflict and accord. Diverse ...

  • Gender in Hispanic CulturesSPAN30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Issues related to gender and sexuality are key to understand social and cultural practices in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries in the Americas. In this subject such issues are explored in relation to their representation in cultural texts – including fiction literature, film and TV. Major the...

  • European ModernismEURO30003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    European modernism refers to a wide range of experimental and avant-garde trends in literature and arts at the end of the 19th and early 20th century and has proven a major influence on current (Western) literature, film and the arts. This course introduces students to key themes of modernist lit...

  • Labour EconomicsECON30006

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines how labour markets function, the market where employers and workers interact. Topics include labour supply, labour demand, wage determination, education and training, compensating wage differentials, unions and collective bargaining, labour market discrimination, earnings in...

  • The Economics of TaxationECON30016

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Topics include review of the economic framework for analysing decision making; background to the Australian and other relevant taxation systems; issues and controversies in relation to the tax system and taxpayer decisions; objectives of tax collectors and taxpayers; why taxes exist; options and ...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI40049

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A contextual study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • Organisations, Ethics and SocietyMGMT30008

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject critically examines the ways in which business organisations affect and are affected by the wider society in which they operate. That 'wider society' includes governments, communities, the natural environment and other stakeholders. It also includes global and local trends and forces...