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HIST452 Rethinking History

An examination of recent shifts in the methods, theory and practice of historical writing and debates over the nature of history as a discipline.

For honours students, 'Rethinking History' examines the history, theory and methods of modern approaches to the study of the past.

Paper title Rethinking History
Paper code HIST452
Subject History
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,076.55
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,267.52

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Prerequisite
54 300-level HIST points
Notes
May not be credited together with HIST 405 passed in 2012 or 2013.
Contact
mark.seymour@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Mark Seymour
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • A broad understanding of history's disciplinary development.
  • Appreciation of interdisciplinary influences on history
  • Ability to write about history at levels approaching professional standards
  • Ability to lead and participate in theoretical discussion at a high level

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Seminar

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-12:50 9-15, 18-22
Wednesday 14:00-16:50 17

An examination of recent shifts in the methods, theory and practice of historical writing and debates over the nature of history as a discipline.

For honours students, 'Rethinking History' examines the history, theory and methods of modern approaches to the study of the past.

Paper title Rethinking History
Paper code HIST452
Subject History
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
54 300-level HIST points
Notes
May not be credited together with HIST 405 passed in 2012 or 2013.
Contact
john.stenhouse@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor John Stenhouse
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • A broad understanding of history's disciplinary development.
  • Appreciation of interdisciplinary influences on history
  • Ability to write about history at levels approaching professional standards
  • Ability to lead and participate in theoretical discussion at a high level

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Timetable

First Semester

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

Seminar

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22