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HIST223 Empires and Globalisations

2021 information for papers will be published in early September. 

A critical exploration of the making of the modern world from the mid-eighteenth century through to September 11, 2001 and its aftermath.

An examination of the ways in which imperial systems and agents of globalisation have created new forms of cross-cultural encounters, engagements and conflicts. Demonstrates the ways in which these relationships have underpinned the making of modern economies, societies and political movements.

Paper title Empires and Globalisations
Paper code HIST223
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
May not be credited together with HIST 230 passed in 2003.
Teaching staff
Professor Brian Moloughney
Course materials are made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of debates about the origins and consequences of globalisation
  • An understanding of the operation of empires as global systems
  • The ability to recognise and evaluate a range of disciplinary and intellectual perspectives on cross-cultural contacts and cultural change

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Second Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A2 Thursday 13:00-13:50 30-33, 38
A3 Thursday 14:00-14:50 30-33, 38
A4 Tuesday 13:00-13:50 30-33, 38