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About

Learn about the contemporary social, cultural, economic and political situations of indigenous peoples with Indigeneity as a Global Concept at The University of Newcastle Australia by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Indigeneity as a Global Concept at The University of Newcastle Australia by FutureLearn  will explore the contemporary social, cultural, economic and political situations of indigenous peoples all across the globe.

Key facts:

You’ll be introduced to definitions and parameters of indigenous peoples, and will engage with a wide range of case studies that illustrate indigenous peoples’ struggles.Understand the different situations in which indigenous peoples coexist with non-indigenous peoplesFirstly, you’ll identify numerous past and present definitions of the much-contested phrase ‘indigeneity’, and will define the parameters that define indigenous peoples.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • Definitions of indigeneity, past and present
  • Case studies of indigeneity in the 21st century
  • The legacy of European colonialism for indigenous peoples
  • Contemporary acts of indigenous resistance across the globe

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is particularly targeted at anyone interested in challenges currently facing indigenous peoples all around the world.
  • This can include those interested in studying anthropology, postcolonial studies and environmental management or environmental humanities.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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