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History of Sweden: From 20th Century to the Present Day

The home of Abba, Ikea and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Sweden is one of the most peaceful countries in the world and known worldwide for its successful social welfare system. Take a closer look at Sweden’s rich cultural life and recent political history. COURSE OUTLINE Introduction: Sweden in the 20th Century; Sweden in World War I & II as a neutral country; Sweden’s democracy, welfare system and the role of its Royal family; The assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme in... [More]

Aboriginal History

An introduction to the history of Australian Aboriginal people from the perspective of autonomous history. Any history of policies and laws pertaining to Aboriginal people will be inadequate unless we take into account what Aboriginal people have said about living with those policies and laws, how they saw things and what kind of changes they thought were possible. SUGGESTED READING E. Lawford and others, Raparapa, Broome, 1989. A. Heiss, Am I Black Enough for You, particularly the... [More]
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Aboriginal History

<p>An introduction to the history of Australian Aboriginal people from the perspective of autonomous history. Any history of policies and laws pertaining to Aboriginal people will be inadequate unless

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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Chile

Examine the history and influence of the Chilean Revolution (1970-1973) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and indigenous societies. Guest Speaker: Viviana Ramírez – Popular Unity government supporter, then member of Chilean Resistance: https://independent.academia.edu/VivianaRam%C3%ADrez8 [More]
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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Chile

Examine the history and influence of the Chilean Revolution (1970-1973) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and indigenous

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The History of the Koala

Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in Queensland. Learn about the cumulative impacts of over 200 years of hunting and habitat destruction that is now pushing the koala into the danger zone of extinction. What must we do to save this precious Australian animal? SUGGESTED READING Australian Koala Foundation, Koala, Thames &... [More]
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The History of the Koala

<p>Koalas are internationally recognized as one of Australia’s most iconic animals. Yet few know that in 1919 one million koalas were killed for their furs during a six month open hunting season in

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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Grenada

Examine the history and influence of the Grenada Revolution (1979-1983) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and indigenous societies. Guest Speaker: Winston Coard – Deputy prime-minister in the Revolutionary Government of Grenada, and imprisoned for 25 years as a member of the “Grenada 17”. By Skype, from Jamaica. See http://bit.ly/2n7GUui [More]
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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Grenada

Examine the history and influence of the Grenada Revolution (1979-1983) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and indigenous

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The Revolutionary Origins of International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8th every year. It’s a day when women’s achievements are celebrated and their struggles for equality, championed. Yet its origins lie in the revolutionary workers' movements of the early part of the 20th Century. These women didn’t so much want equality, as liberation. Whether these two things are in fact the same, and how we achieve them is a debate that continues to divide feminists today. [More]
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The Revolutionary Origins of International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated globally on March 8th every year. It’s a day when women’s achievements are celebrated and their struggles for equality, championed. Yet its origins lie in the

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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Nicaragua

Examine the history and influence of the Nicaraguan Revolution (1979-1990) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and indigenous societies. Guest Speaker: Dora María Téllez – Iconic Sandinista “Comandante 2” and feminist historian. In 1978, at age 22, Téllez co-led the Sandinista takeover of the National Palace and was later Minister of Health in the Sandinista government. Prohibited from a Harvard visiting... [More]
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Modern Revolutions in Latin America: Nicaragua

Examine the history and influence of the Nicaraguan Revolution (1979-1990) looking at such themes as popular culture, women revolutionaries, internationalism, imperialism, neocolonialism and

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