2007 HPE201 The Idea of Europe

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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This unit is the foundation unit for students undertaking the European Studies major. It provides an introduction to European Studies that focuses on aspects of European politics, history and culture as these relate to the development of the idea of a distinctive European identity and to the increasing importance of Europe, and particularly the European Community, within the contemporary world. The unit is interdiscplinary and draws on expertise from a range of disciplines encompassing studies in art and culture, history, languages, philosophy, political science, and literature.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 1 X 500 word assignment (20%), 2,500 word assignment (40%) OR 3,000 word assignment, PLUS , 2-hr exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 1-hr lectures weekly; 1-hr tutorial fortnightly

Prereq 25% 100 Level units from Ancient Civilisations, History, English, Philosophy, Public Policy, French, German, Political Science Art And Design Theory

STAFF: Dr Marcelo Stamm (coordinator), Dr Gavin Daly (School of History and Classics), Dr Remy Davison (School of Government).

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