HIST136-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Revolutions and Revolutionaries

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

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.

Restrictions

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DRAFT TIMETABLE:

Please note that the timetable has not been finalised.

Scheduled days and times will be confirmed, following review, on 5th November.

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 A3 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Haere-roa 118 Ngaio Marsh Theatre (22/2-5/4, 3/5-10/5)
E8 Lecture Theatre (17/5-31/5)
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Psychology - Sociology 307
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
02 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 Meremere 409
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
03 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 E13
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
04 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 409
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
05 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Meremere 409
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
06 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Karl Popper 413
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

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%


Refer to Learn for changed assessment information.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts .

All HIST136 Occurrences

  • HIST136-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022