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HIST106 East meets West: Encounters in Global History

Cross-cultural encounters between Asia and Europe, focusing on the role of the Silk Road in shaping engagements between cultures and using the nature and impact of the Mongol empire as a key case study.

This paper is designed to give students a strong grasp of the patterns of engagement between Asia, the Middle East and Europe in global history. It introduces students to the importance of cross-cultural encounters, long-distance trade and imperial systems in shaping community formation and political development. It provides a key window into the cultural dynamics of human history.

The paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including law, psychology, politics, anthropology, English, classics and marketing.

Paper title East meets West: Encounters in Global History
Paper code HIST106
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
brian.moloughney@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Brian Moloughney
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of the pattern of relationships between Asia, the Middle East and Europe
  • A recognition of the nature and consequences of cross-cultural contact
  • A grasp of the basic features of empires and colonialism
  • An appreciation of the distinctive of global history as a scholarly method.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 16:00-16:50 30-33, 38-39
T2 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 30-33, 38-39
T3 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-33, 38-39
T4 Friday 10:00-10:50 30-33, 38-39

How encounters between the peoples of Asia, Europe and the Middle East have shaped human history, with some focus on the spread of Islam and international trade

This paper is designed to give students a strong grasp of the patterns of engagement between Asia, the Middle East and Europe in global history. It introduces students to the importance of cross-cultural encounters, long-distance trade and imperial systems in shaping community formation and political development. It provides a key window into the cultural dynamics of human history.

The paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including law, psychology, politics, anthropology, English, classics and marketing.

Paper title Global History: Asia, Europe and the Middle East
Paper code HIST106
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $868.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,656.70

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Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
jane.mccabe@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Jane McCabe
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • An understanding of the pattern of relationships between Asia, the Middle East and Europe
  • A recognition of the nature and consequences of cross-cultural contact
  • A grasp of the basic features of empires and colonialism
  • An appreciation of the distinctive of global history as a scholarly method.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 16:00-16:50 30-32, 34, 37, 40
T2 Wednesday 12:00-12:50 30-32, 34, 37, 40
T3 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 30-32, 34, 37, 40
T4 Friday 10:00-10:50 30-32, 34, 37, 40
T5 Friday 11:00-11:50 30-32, 34, 37, 40