Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 x 45 min lectures (online) and 1 hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 2.5 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 8.5 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
ContactProf Shahram Akbarzadeh
Islam is a significant feature of Southeast Asia's past and present. Employing methodologies and insights drawn primarily from history, political science, and anthropology, this subject explores Islam's place in and contribution to contemporary Southeast Asian societies and politics, as well as its history in the region. Major themes to be explored include: the debates about Islam's spread to Southeast Asia and its interaction with the region\'s established socio-religious features. the colonial experience. Islam\'s often contested place in the national life of Southeast Asian nations. its past and ongoing links with the rest of the Muslim world. and contemporary issues associated with the "War on Terror" and conflicts in Muslim societies.
A 500 word take home test 20% (due week 6), a 1,500 word journal 30% (due week 8) and a 2,000 word essay 50% (due week 13).
Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 75% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Notes:||This subject will be taught online by the University of Western Sydney (UWS). It is offered to students of UWS, University of Melbourne and Griffith University. Local tutorial support will be available at all three universities. Available as a breadth subject|
Islamic Studies |
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