• Offered by Department of International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject International Relations
  • Areas of interest Development Studies, International Relations, Policy Studies, Political Sciences
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
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This course will look at the nature of ethnic identity, the ways in which ethnically-based conflicts have emerged within states, the internationalization of ethnic conflict, and the search for means of managing ethnic tensions and resolving conflicts when management strategies fail. It will draw on case studies from Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and India, and the Pacific.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Through this course students will develop a good understanding of the theories about the origins of ethnicity, nationalism and ethnic conflict, and about several of the main ethnic conflicts in the Asia-Pacific region, and of attempts to manage and resolve them. The course will also enhance students' ability to relate abstract social science theory to real-world empirical cases.

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Indicative Assessment

Class participation - 10%, Reading Comments, 20%, Large Essay 40% and Exam 30%.  5,000 - 6,000 words in total.

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Workload

8 hours per week: two for seminar attendance, and six for reading and writing. Please note this is a general guide, averaged over the semester and the final hours ultimately depend on the individual's ability in reading and writing.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3420
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4878
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4646 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

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