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The European Imagination and Modernity - EUST3113

Year - 2018

Can the imagination can be a tool for social change? This idea has been influential in Europe. Writers and thinkers since the beginning of modernity have imagined ideal solutions to the problems of social and political change, conflict and war. In this unit we study the speculative, ideal, and futuristic imaginative constructs which have influenced the development of European modernity. Texts such as More's Utopia, Marx's Communist Manifesto and the modern dystopias of politics and the scientific imagination have changed the way we think and live.

1x2hr lecture-seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 1000wd written assignment (20%), 1x 3500wd research essay (70%), x tutorial participation (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in European Studies


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: European Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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