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070049 GR Guided Reading (2018S)

The Habsburg Monarchy c. 1815-1918: Themes and debates

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.03. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 13.03. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 20.03. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 10.04. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 17.04. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 24.04. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 08.05. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 15.05. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 29.05. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 05.06. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 12.06. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 19.06. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Tuesday 26.06. 17:00 - 18:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This module will introduce students to the history of the Habsburg Empire c. 1815-1918, taking a broad range of aspects into account, which include political, legal, cultural, economic, social, and gender history. We will discuss scholarly texts and primary sources on topics ranging from the Metternich years, the revolutions of 1848/49, and the Compromise with Hungary to constitutionalism, nation-building and nationalism, parliamentarism and the development of mass political parties, women’s movements, minorities (in particular the Jewish population), economic and demographic developments, social policies, fin-de siècle culture, and finally World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Monarchy.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students will be assessed on the basis of short written assignments, an oral presentation, and their contribution to discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

9 written assignments (about 2 pages each) (80 %)
presentation of one of the assignments and moderation of the ensuing discussion (10 %)
general contribution to discussions (10 %)

Examination topics

No exam.

Reading list

As an introduction: Pieter Judson, The Habsburg Empire: A New History (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 2016).
For further literature see Moodle.

Association in the course directory

BA: Neuzeit
BEd: Österreichische Geschichte 2
MA HPS: M1.2, M1.3

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