- Code INTR8018
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Department of International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International Relations
- Areas of interest International Relations
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course has been adjusted for remote participation in Semester 1 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions. On-campus activities may also be available.
This course will be occasionally scheduled to offer one-off opportunities to study under visiting experts, or to showcase a new teaching area. Information on the particular topic offered under this course will be outlined in the “Other Information” section, including topic title, the topic convenor, and an indication of workload and indicative assessment.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Demonstrate understanding of the major issues in, and concepts associated with the special topic area
- Evaluate and confidently apply these concepts
- Critically evaluate approaches to the study of the special topic area
- Demonstrate effective communication skills
The course is conducted through seminars with an emphasis on interactive teaching aimed at engaging all students in active participation.
Semester 1 2021
Description: This course will explore the historical and contemporary relationship between pandemic disease events and world politics. We will interrogate the past relationship between global infectious diseases and international orders, including premodern pandemics, pandemics and empire, war, international institutions, epidemics in dystopian and postapocalyptic fiction, pandemic impacts on contemporary world ordering, as well as consider their implications for historical memory and into the future.
- Please note that this assessment is indicative only. Assessment will differ from topic to topic and will be detailed in the class summary. (null) [LO null]
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Approximately 130 hours comprising seminars as well as associated preparation, independent study, and assessment time.
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.
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- 6 units
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