Heritage Workshop: Chinese in Australia

Subject 131-548 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
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This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week
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Prerequisites: Usually admission to MA, postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in History
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Dr Keir Reeves
Subject Overview:

This Public History subject offers students the opportunity to study Chinese-Australian history, the broader field of Chinese diaspora studies, and to apply this knowledge in historical research on Chinese heritage sites and material culture in Victoria. Students will participate in the Victorian research programme of the Chinese Australian Cultural Heritage (CACH) Project, an Australian Heritage Commission initiative, in collaboration with the Cultural Heritage Unit (in the Department of History) and Heritage Victoria (State Government).

Assessment: Written research project of 5000 words 100% (due at the end of semester).
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • show an advanced understanding of the changing knowledge base in the specialist area;

  • be able to evaluate and synthesise the research and professional literature in the discipline;

  • have an appreciation of the design, conduct and reporting of original research;

  • develop their ability to work collaboratively, to report and communicate their results.

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