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HSTY3801: Asian History

Asia is the world's most populous region and home to many diverse civilisations. This advanced seminar will explore Asia's cultures, track its political evolution from pre-colonial to post-colonial times, or explain its renewed prominence in contemporary global affairs. You will hone skills of research and analysis as you engage sensitively with multiple perspectives on these rich histories.

Code HSTY3801
Academic unit History
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 2000 level in the History major

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate expert knowledge of period, place or culture in Asian history
  • LO2. Demonstrate expert understanding of a variety of approaches to interpreting Asian history, and skillfully employ and manipulate such approaches in their own work
  • LO3. Work both independently and collaboratively to develop and refine historical understanding and awareness
  • LO4. Apply interdisciplinary approaches to the study of history
  • LO5. Skilfully analyse and interpret both primary evidence and secondary literature
  • LO6. Demonstrate capacity to integrate Indigenous and non-Western perspectives on the past and understand how axes of inequality (such as gender and racial inequalities) have been historically constructed
  • LO7. Demonstrate the skills needed to construct an evidence-based argument or narrative in written, oral, visual, or digital form.
  • LO8. Demonstrate sophisticated information and digital literacy in research

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.