Citizenship: Past, Present Global

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Citizenship: Past, Present Global

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    International Politics, International Relations, International Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit presents an historical and conceptual approach to citizenship from ancient world to the present. The aim of the unit is to enhance students' theoretical understanding of issues of citizenship and national identity in an historical setting, moving from classical understandings of citizenship through the Renaissance and early modern period to the new spaces of digital culture. Students should be able to read literature in the field thoroughly and critically, frame theoretical discussions in the field and develop new ways to conceptualising citizenship.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.