Universität Wien FIND

010089 SE Political Theology in Eastern and Central Europe (2018W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 1 - Katholische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 09.10. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 20.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 11.12. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 15.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Wednesday 16.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Wednesday 16.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 5 (Kath) Schenkenstraße 1.OG
Thursday 17.01. 09:45 - 16:30 Seminarraum 1 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course, mainly held in German, will provide an intellectual approach to the contemporary understanding of the societal and religious processes in Central and Eastern Europe.

Assessment and permitted materials

You should write an essay (cca. 20.000 N), to be present in the classes and active in the discussions.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The quality of your paper is the most important criteria.

Examination topics

During the course, I will offer material for the final exam.

Reading list

Boatcă, Manuela; Spohn, Willfried (Hg.) (2010): Globale, multiple und postkoloniale Modernen: Rainer Hampp Verlag.
Bremer, Thomas (Hg.) (2008): Religion and the conceptual boundary in Central and Eastern Europe. Encounters of faiths. ebrary, Inc. Basingstoke England, New York: Palgrave Macmillan (Studies in Central and Eastern Europe).
Chakrabarty, Dipesh (2009): Provincializing Europe. Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (New Edition). Princeton: Princeton University Press (Princeton Studies in Culture / Power/History). Online: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=444112.
Delanty, Gerard (2012): The Historical Regions of Europe: Civilizational Backgrounds and Multiple Routes to Modernity. In: Historická sociologie (Historical Sociology) 1, S. 9–24.
Delanty, Gerard (2018): What unites Europe and what divides it? Solidarity and the European heritage reconsidered. In: Asian j. Ger. Eur. stud. 3 (1), S. 1–9.
Gerlach, Julia; Töpfer, Jochen (2015): The role of religion in Eastern Europe today. Berlin: SpringerVS.
Moskalewicz, Marcin; Przybylski, Wojciech (Hg.) (2018): Understanding Central Europe. First published. London, New York, NY: Routledge (Routledge series on Russian and East European studies, 115).
Pickel, Gert; Sammet, Kornelia (Hg.) (2012): Transformations of Religiosity. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Association in the course directory

für 011 (15W) FTH 17 oder FTH 26, 198 418 BA UF RK 16, 199 518 MA UF RK 02 oder RK 05, 033 195 (17W) BRP 18krp, BRP 18ktb, auslaufende Studienpläne: für 011 (11W) D31 oder DAM, 033 195 (15W) BAM 13, für SP PdR 11c , 066 796 (15W) MRP 9,Seminar oder (F)WF für 020

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