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CLAS330 Special Topic: Elections in Roman and Modern Times

This paper offers students a broad overview of the Roman electoral system and how many of its features are present in today’s democratic systems. Students will examine and evaluate the defining features of democracy through a study of electoral candidates, voters, and campaign strategies.

This is a Pre-Christmas Summer School 2019 paper.

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Details

Compares political elites and citizens during elections in Roman and modern times. Themes analysed include: suffrage rights, campaign strategies, the role of advertising and wealth.

Paper title Special Topic: Elections in Roman and Modern Times
Paper code CLAS330
Subject Classical Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points 18 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (11 November 2019 - 13 December 2019), 1st Non standard period (11 November 2019 - 13 December 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Prerequisite
18 200-level CLAS, GREK, LATN or POLS points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
Contact
classics@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

To be advised when paper is next offered

Textbooks

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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Critical thinking.
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Learning Outcomes

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (11 November 2019 - 13 December 2019)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

1st Non standard period (11 November 2019 - 13 December 2019)

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 10:00-10:50 46-50
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 46-50

Seminar

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 46-50
Wednesday 14:00-15:50 46-50