090091 VO Mobility and Migration in Byzantium: Reality and Representation (2020W)
Submission: by e-mail to email@example.comStudents must register for the exam date of their choice. For questions about this process, please contact Mr. Dimitry Bose: Dimitry.firstname.lastname@example.orgThe exam will take the form of a written essay. The two source texts for each exam date will be posted on Moodle two weeks before the exam date.Written essay
1500-3000 words length (ca. 5-10 pages, font: Times New Roman, 12 point, spacing: 1.5).
List of works cited (Bibliography) at the end. This is not included in the word limit.
Use footnotes to refer to sources or for additional comments.
Citation system: use the guidelines of Medieval Worlds, the online journal of the Institute for Medieval Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences: http://www.medievalworlds.net/medieval_worlds?frames=yes (starting with section 2, p. 3)
Use the scholarly literature recommended on the syllabus and further research of your own
Be advised that your exam may be checked for plagiarism, which is a serious academic offense.Structure of the essay
Your essay should be divided into three parts.
Introduction: general remarks about the history of mobility and migration in Byzantium and its scholarly study
Part I: Analysis and discussion of one of the source texts that were discussed in the lectures
Part II: Analysis and discussion of a previously unseen source textNB: The two source texts for each exam will be announced on Moodle two weeks prior to each exam date.You can begin your preparations ahead of time by re-acquainting yourself with all the source texts from the lectures, and by thinking about your introduction.
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