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A History of Aboriginal Political Thought

This course concentrates on Aboriginal political perspectives since 1788. It deals with Aboriginal readings of the state and its role in people’s lives which at times incorporates non – Aboriginal people as well. Influences drawn on and rejected are discussed as well as Aboriginal analyses of history. It relies on printed and some documentary sources. SUGGESTED READING Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights: A Documentary History, Sydney, 1999 H.... [More]

Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Are you confused by the clashing oversimplified media and political hype on Australia and the world? Diplomacy is the implementation of foreign policy but what do diplomats actually do? This course looks at the tools available to diplomats, bilateral and multilateral diplomacy, morals versus Realpolitik, domestic pressures, the media and some major issues facing Australia. COURSE OUTLINE Definitions. What is diplomacy and how does it differ from foreign policy... Myths. Protocol.... [More]
$185 Limited inc GST / $167
Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

<p>Are you confused by the clashing oversimplified media and political hype on Australia and the world? Diplomacy is the implementation of foreign policy but what do diplomats actually do? This course

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Europe: The New World Power or a Continent in Crisis?

Will Europe become the New World Power, taking over essential parts of America’s foreign policy role under the Trump presidency? Or is Europe just a continent in crisis? Examining in detail the recent history of Europe (from 1914 to today) and the challenges it currently faces, from ‘Brexit’, Putin and Erdogan, we ask: just what is Europe’s role and influence in the globalised 21st century? SUGGESTED READING Gaddis, John Lewis, The Cold War (London: Penguin, 2007); Judt, Tony,... [More]
$185 Limited inc GST / $167
Europe: The New World Power or a Continent in Crisis?

<p>Will Europe become the New World Power, taking over essential parts of America’s foreign policy role under the Trump presidency? Or is Europe just a continent in crisis? Examining in detail the

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Anthropological Perspectives on Memory

The course will introduce the students to the conceptualisation and use of Memory in the Social Sciences, both as a methodological tool and as an object of research. The Collective or Social Memory Theory represents a vast potential resource for the exploration of relations between public and private life, agency and power, embodied experience, memory and history. Special attention will be given to theoretical considerations, methodological approaches and ethnographic case studies... [More]
$158 Limited inc GST / $142
Anthropological Perspectives on Memory

<p>The course will introduce the students to the conceptualisation and use of Memory in the Social Sciences, both as a methodological tool and as an object of research. The Collective or Social Memory

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The Battle of the Blue Gums

During the 1930s, two forests were under threat – the Blue Gum Forest in the Blue Mountains and the Blue Gum High Forest in suburban Sydney. Discover how pioneer conservationists like Myles Dunphy and Annie Wyatt successfully rallied to protect these forests. How did these forest battles contribute to the modern Australian conservation movement? How are these forests faring today – at a time of burgeoning population increase, habitat loss and climate change? SUGGESTED READING Corey... [More]
$36 Limited inc GST
The Battle of the Blue Gums

<p>During the 1930s, two forests were under threat – the Blue Gum Forest in the Blue Mountains and the Blue Gum High Forest in suburban Sydney. Discover how pioneer conservationists like Myles Dunphy

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Understanding and Interpreting Probabilities and Statistics

Statistics and Probabilities are everywhere; from political polls, weather reports and the latest health trends; to academic research and product packaging. But can these figures always be trusted and what should we think about when presented with such information? Here we develop the tools needed to understand, interpret and critique the range of statistical information found in everyday life, special consideration is made to providing in depth and interesting real-world examples... [More]
$185 Limited inc GST / $167
Understanding and Interpreting Probabilities and Statistics

<p>Statistics and Probabilities are everywhere; from political polls, weather reports and the latest health trends; to academic research and product packaging. But can these figures always be trusted

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 1973 War

On Yom Kippur/Ramadan, Saturday, October 6, 1973, Arab armies crossed the shattered Bar-Lev Line in the Sinai and broke through the Golan defences. Explore the tragedy of the war through its battlefields, political intrigue in Israel, expectations and doubts in the Arab world, heated conflicts on both sides about the conduct of the war, and the concurrent Cold War complexities of this war. A comprehensive account of one of the critical conflicts of the twentieth century. SUGGESTED... [More]
$86 Limited inc GST / $77
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: The 1973 War

<p>On Yom Kippur/Ramadan, Saturday, October 6, 1973, Arab armies crossed the shattered Bar-Lev Line in the Sinai and broke through the Golan defences. Explore the tragedy of the war through its

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