Units of Study

ASNS2661 - History of Modern Indonesia

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Adrian Vickers
Phone: +61 2 9351 2878
Email: adrian.vickers@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit examines the history of Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous country, emphasizing the interaction between Islam, nationalism and democracy. The unit traces these forces impact on the formation of modern Indonesia from the late nineteenth century, highlighting the experience and legacy of colonialism, the independence struggle, and the rise and fall of military rule. Particular attention is given to changing notions of national identity, debates about the place of Islam in the polity and authoritarianism and democratisation.

Assessments

1x 2000wd essay (45%), 1x 2hr exam (45%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies) or (12 Junior credit points from History or 12 Junior credit points from Ancient History) or (12 Junior credit points of Indonesian Studies)

Prohibitions

INMS2901
ASNS2401

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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