HIST136-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Revolutions and Revolutionaries

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course explores the nature of revolutions and their role in shaping the modern world. After looking at various definitions of the term 'revolution', and a range of historical approaches to the study of revolutions, the course looks in turn at a series of case studies such as the American, French and Russian revolutions, and their causes, course and consequences.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of the course, you should be able to demonstrate:

  • A broad overall knowledge of the revolutions covered in the course.
  • An ability to place the revolutions in question in their broad historical context.
  • An ability to analyse the revolutions covered by the course with a view to answering questions about the causes, development and consequences of these revolutions.
  • An awareness of how different historians have approached these questions.
  • An awareness of larger questions about the role of revolutions in modern history.
  • The ability to discuss, share and debate ideas.
  • The ability to demonstrate some degree of independent learning
    • University Graduate Attributes

      This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

      Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

      Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

      Employable, innovative and enterprising

      Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Restrictions

HIST123

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 E5 Lecture Theatre (17/2-16/3)
- (23/3, 20/4, 11/5)
Online Delivery (4/5, 18/5-25/5)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 C3 Lecture Theatre (20/2-19/3)
- (23/4-30/4)
Online Delivery (7/5-28/5)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
02 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
04 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
05 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 24 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
06 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 24 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

David Monger

Lecturers

Peter Field , Evgeny Pavlov and Heather Wolffram

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
First essay 25%
Second essay 25%
Final exam - 2 hours 40%
Tutorial assessment 10%


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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $777.00

International fee $3,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

All HIST136 Occurrences

  • HIST136-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020