A survey of global migrations from the transatlantic slave trade to 21st-century refugees.
An exploration of global migrations from the transatlantic slave trade through to 21st century refugee resettlements.
This paper adopts a broad chronological and geographical scope to examine how and why global migrations to and from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Oceania have shaped the modern world. It explores key themes of identity, belonging, religion, multiculturalism, xenophobia, deportation, terrorism and trauma.
The paper is essential for students who major in History, and it also complements studies in a wide range of subjects including law, politics, anthropology, sociology, geography, and psychology.
This paper is 100% internally assessed.
|Paper title||Global Migrations: From Slavery to Refugees|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$904.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,954.75|
- One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
- Schedule C
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Professor Angela McCarthy
Course materials will be made available electronically.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Understand the key causes and consequences, continuities and change, and myths and legacies of global migration from the 1600s through to the present day;
- Obtain an appreciation of multidisciplinary approaches to the study of migration;
- Acquire skills of evaluating and interpreting historical sources and debates.