Transnational Spaces and Networks (INGS2601)


What are the roles of language, culture and communications in international relations? Who are "global actors" and how do they shape the transnational public sphere? How do the politics of place and space intervene? This second year core Unit of the Bachelor of International and Global Studies will address key issues and theoretical approaches in transnational, area and diaspora studies and global communications. It is taught by the School of Languages and Cultures and the Department of Media and Communications.

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2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


1x joint oral presentation (equivalent to 1200wds) (25%), 1000wd written report (25%), 1x 2300wd take-home exam (40%), tutorial participation (10%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

INGS1001 and INGS1002

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