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HIS8005 Duties to Rights: Women's European History (Masters)

Short Description: Women's European History Mast
Units : 2
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 090305 - History
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MARA or MSTA or BAHN.
Enrolment is not permitted in HIS8005 if HIS4004 or HIS8004 have been previously completed.

Other Requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


Students will examine and explore how women, who were traditionally silenced in official and other kinds of records, articulated and demonstrated political influence and power across a variety of Europe's cultural and social contexts throughout history, shaping transnational and global landscapes by the turn of the twentieth century. Students will investigate how women and men contested biblical, classical and medical teachings about gender differences, with an emphasis on the Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, revolutions, and suffrage movements as facilitators for women's freedom. Archival and other research, together with feminist and postcolonial perspectives, critical analysis, and historiographical interpretations enable students to communicate advanced levels of historical thinking and practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022