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HIST218 Modern Irish History Since 1798

Critical examination of the social, political, religious, cultural, and economic history of Ireland from 1798 until the present day.

This paper examines the major themes and events of Ireland's history since 1798 including famine; wars, revolutions and protests; mass emigration and the diaspora; religion and sectarianism; republicanism, nationalism and unionism; and the richness of Irish culture. Students will also become familiar with how scholars have debated and re-interpreted these events over the years.

Paper title Modern Irish History Since 1798
Paper code HIST218
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $886.35
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key themes, events, and debates in Irish history
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in historiographical interpretations of Irish history
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Present analyses and arguments in accordance with scholarly conventions

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-16, 18-22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
A1 Thursday 09:00-09:50 10, 12, 14, 16, 19
A2 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10, 12, 14, 16, 19

Critical examination of the social, political, religious, cultural, and economic history of Ireland from 1798 until the present day.

This paper examines the major themes and events of Ireland's history since 1798 including famine; wars, revolutions and protests; mass emigration and the diaspora; religion and sectarianism; republicanism, nationalism and unionism; and the richness of Irish culture. Students will also become familiar with how scholars have debated and re-interpreted these events over the years.

Paper title Modern Irish History Since 1798
Paper code HIST218
Subject History
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2022
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2020 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
angela.mccarthy@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Professor Angela McCarthy
Teaching Arrangements
Lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Course materials will be made available electronically.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of key themes, events, and debates in Irish history
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in historiographical interpretations of Irish history
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • Present analyses and arguments in accordance with scholarly conventions

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020, expected to be offered in 2022

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