SOCI238-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Exploring the Past: Public History, Memory and Material Culture

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course is a ‘hands-on’ introduction to public history and historical ethnography, taught through a combination of workshops, tutorials and field trips.


Any 15 points at 100 level from ANTH, HIST, or
SOCI, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.


Equivalent Courses

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Beatrice Tinsley 111
1 Mar - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 11:00 James Logie 104
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Lyndon Fraser


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Museum Exhibition Review 35%
Learning Journal 40%
Structured Controversy exercise 25%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* 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 Language, Social and Political Sciences .

All SOCI238 Occurrences

  • SOCI238-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021