- Code STST8027
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Strategic Studies
- Areas of interest Political Sciences
- Academic career PGRD
- Prof Daniel Marston
- Mode of delivery In Person
Winter Session 2014
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The course places contemporary insurgencies (in places such as Iraq and Afghanistan) in a strong historical framework by examining earlier examples of internal conflict from North America to Southeast and South Asia. It will also encourage students to evaluate contemporary counter-insurgency practice, including those campaigns being waged as part of the attempt to defeat transnational terrorism, against the backdrop of the evolution of counterinsurgency strategies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Through a series of formal seminars and written assessments, for students to be able to critically evaluate the historical and contemporary experience of insurgency and counterinsurgency.
Intensive, On Campus
Short written assignment 20%, Essay 40%, Examination 40%
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Standard SDSC week-long intensive delivery. Based in Canberra on ANU campus. Morning and afternoon teaching sessions for 5 days. Assessment will be spread throughout the teaching period with the final piece of assessment being the examination in the official ANU examination period.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5453||04 Aug 2014||21 Jul 2014||06 Aug 2014||08 Aug 2014||In Person||N/A|