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HIST328 Irish and Scottish Migrations in the 19th and 20th Centuries

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A critical examination of the causes and consequences of migration from Ireland and Scotland since 1800.

This paper examines the causes and consequences of two of modern Europe's largest population flows: the Irish and the Scots. It adopts a broad chronological, geographical and thematic approach and gives students the opportunity to work with original sources, including personal letters, oral histories and ethnic periodicals.

Paper title Irish and Scottish Migrations in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Paper code HIST328
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2021 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $913.95
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,073.40

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Prerequisite
18 200-level ARTH, ARTV or HIST 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
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.

Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the patterns and processes of Scottish and Irish migration
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the main themes and debates surrounding the causes and consequences of migration from Scotland and Ireland
  • Evaluate diverse concepts and perspectives about migration
  • Evaluate the key benefits, drawbacks and interpretations of primary and secondary sources
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.

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Timetable

Not offered in 2021

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

A critical examination of the causes and consequences of migration from Ireland and Scotland since 1800.

This paper examines the causes, consequences and legacies of two of Europe’s largest population flows: the Irish and the Scots. It adopts a broad comparative, chronological, geographical and thematic approach to explore issues of continuity and change. The course also provides students with an opportunity to develop their methodological skills through working with original sources such as migrant letters, oral testimonies and ethnic periodicals.

Paper title Irish and Scottish Migrations in the 19th and 20th Centuries
Paper code HIST328
Subject History
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2022 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
36 200-level 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

Professor Angela McCarthy - angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Angela McCarthy

Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught via lectures and tutorials.

Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Course outline

Available via Blackboard.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of the patterns and processes of Scottish and Irish migration
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the main themes and debates surrounding the causes and consequences of migration from Scotland and Ireland
  • Evaluate diverse concepts and perspectives about migration
  • Evaluate the key benefits, drawbacks and interpretations of primary and secondary sources
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Tuesday 11:00-11:50 31-33, 37-38
A2 Wednesday 11:00-11:50 31-33, 37-38