- Code HIST8016
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of History
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject History
- Areas of interest Australian Studies, History
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Offered in See Future Offerings
This course compares and contrasts global colonial encounters across space and time. It will spend some time discussing the Australian experience and the impact of European colonisation on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It will also place those experiences within a comparative framework and study other colonial encounters from around the world. More generally, issues to do with the nature and experiences of colonialism, the impact of European expansion, ideas about race, identity and decolonisation will be considered.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- demonstrate in-depth understanding of the nature of encounters between Aborigines and native peoples and colonisers;
- compare and contrast the experiences of colonialism across space and time; and
- undertake research using primary and secondary sources and produce assessment pieces demonstrating a grasp of historical examination.
- Research Journal (2500 words) (30) [LO 2,3]
- Online Forums (weekly) (10) [LO 2,3]
- Research Essay (4000 words) (60) [LO 1]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks, 24 hours of seminars and workshop-like activities; 9 hours of lectures; 3 hours of individual consultation with convenor.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
There is no prescribed text.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8007||21 Jul 2025||28 Jul 2025||31 Aug 2025||24 Oct 2025||In Person||N/A|