This unit has been discontinued.
Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea
takes an innovative approach to exploring connections and engagement between
Australia and various places in Asia by focusing on the movement of peoples,
materials, technology, resources, ideas and aspirations to demonstrate the
sea's ongoing significance as a medium of interaction and exchange.
You will explore historic and contemporary encounters that have been variously collaborative, conflicted, accidental or anticipatory, and examine how these encounters may inform future relationships between Asia and Australia. Topics may include, for example, the historic pearling trade, disasters and recovery, tourism, shipping and logistical planning, and contestation and cooperation in the South China Sea and Southern Ocean.
|Unit name||Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Maritime and Logistics Management|Geography and Spatial Sciences|Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr K Harman
Dr K Harman, A/Prof P Allen, Prof J Chin, Dr B Hartley, Dr K Ross, Dr T Tanasaldy, Dr P Bhaskar, Dr S Cahoon, Dr P Chan, Dr H Pateman, Dr J Jabour, Dr S Williams
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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