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'Australia’s Asian Context' introduces you to transdisciplinary ways of examining modern Australia's relationship with the Asian region. It examines the conflicting perceptions, images and responses that Australians have towards their region and the various events that have impacted upon them. Materials examined include historical documents, literature, art, blogs, cartoons, documentaries, movies as well as academic books and articles. Topics covered include: Asia and the formation of Australian identities, the rise of Asia and Australia’s shifting strategic relationships, the impact of Asian migration and multiculturalism, Asian-Australians' experiences, educating about and for the Asian Century, military engagement in Asia, tourism to Asia, economic ties with Asia, and cultural integration with our region.

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Term 3



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This course is offered as General Education.

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