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AIH265 - Great Debates: Unfinished Business of the Past

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Enrolment modes:(Online)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Beattie
Incompatible with: AIH365
Contact hours: This unit is offered in the wholly online teaching mode only - there will be no face-to-face teaching
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit invites students to consider debates over the ownership and interpretation of historical evidence. It explores issues that continue to reverberate today. The unit is taught wholly on-line in modules, that will change periodically, and according to contemporary historical controversies.


Topics to be addressed involve a range of pertinent and pressing issues and include, among other topics, the controversy surrounding the nature and scale of deliberate killing of Australian Aborigines, and key case-studies of repatriation/restitution of cultural heritage objects, such as the Elgin Marbles.


Two online exercises, both 30%, and one online essay 40%.

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