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This core course for the MPhil in World History provides an overview of key historiographical debates, through close reading of significant interventions in the secondary literature. It is taught through a series of eight two-hour discussion seminars, in which students will participate actively.
The Great Debaters, directed by Denzel Washington, is an inspirational movie about a specific debate team overcoming racism in the segregated South. It is based off of the debate team of Wiley College, a small religious black school in East Texas, during the Great Depression in the 1930s.
Competitions If you love history, why not get involved with one of our competitions? We run a number of competitions and awards for students, from our Great Debate aimed at those age 15 and over to our Write your own historical fiction awards for pupils age 9 and up and a number of different competitions under the umbrella of the Young Historian Scheme.
The history of education is littered with examples of this kind of failure, with its resulting polarization and fragmentation among educators and scholars, so it would not be surprising to predict that the nascent media literacy movement could founder, despite the preponderance of rich ideas and vigorous efforts, shattered by the great debates into small tribes of competing interest groups.
Essay In England, throughout much of the nineteenth century, a great debate on design and industry engaged artists, manufacturers, and consumers alike. The interest in design and its appropriate role in the industrial production of goods was sparked, in part, by an 1836 report of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Art and Manufactures.
Ways of writing and thinking about World War One have developed and changed over the past 100 years. Yohann le Tallec examines these differences in historical research and writing, focusing on the broad move away from military history towards an approach that places human beings at its centre. Read more.
Excerpt from Essay: Women in Combat Throughout the world, the issue of women in the military has created a relatively constant dilemma throughout the past century or so. This has been particularly the case in Australia, where women are barred from entering the military in the infantry or special forces.