A survey of global migrations from the transatlantic slave trade to 21st-century refugees.
A multidisciplinary exploration of global migrations from the transatlantic slave trade through to 21st century refugee resettlements.
Ranging broadly across time and space, this course examines how and why global migrations to and from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Oceania have shaped the modern world. Themes to explore include identity, culture, belonging, religion, multiculturalism, racism, xenophobia, deportation, violence and trauma.
The paper complements studies in a wide range of subjects, including Law, Geography, Psychology, Politics, Anthropology, Health, Gender Studies, Criminology, Religion, Education, Sociology, Social Work, and Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies.
|Paper title||Global Migrations: From Slavery to Refugees|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- One 100-level HIST paper or 54 points
- Schedule C
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Professor Angela McCarthy - firstname.lastname@example.org
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- Teaching staff
Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Professor Angela McCarthy
Course materials will be made available electronically.
- Course outline
Available via Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Cultural Understanding, Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- Understand the key causes and consequences, continuities and change, and myths and legacies of global migrations from the 1600s through to the present day
- Obtain an appreciation of multidisciplinary, comparative and transnational approaches to the study of migration
- Acquire skills to evaluate and interpret sources and debates