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070072 PS BA-Proseminar - Inner Asian Empires (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work
REMOTE
Mo 13.12. 16:45-18:15 Digital

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 04.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Monday 11.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Monday 18.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Monday 25.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Monday 08.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 30 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Monday 15.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 22.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 29.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 06.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 10.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 17.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 24.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 31.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will offer an overview of the main Empires that ruled over Inner and East Asia starting with the Xiongnu (from the 3rd century BC) up until the Manchu Empire (ending at the beginning of the 20th century). The course will look at these empires in comparative perspective, and is arranged around main topics like: religions, warfare, diplomacy, everyday life, material culture, literature and epics among others

Assessment and permitted materials

Students will be guided toward the composition of a final seminar essay: the submission of the essay is a mandatory requirement to pass the course. During the semester, students will be evaluated on the base of the following assignments:

- regular and active participation in class (5%)
- written assignments (40%):
• Bibliographical essay (10%),
• Book Review (10%),
• source analysis (5%),
• Essay Abstract (15%)

- presentation in class (15%) – cancellation possible only if documented and till 24 hours before class at the latest
– weekly assignments (5% bonus points)
- seminar essay (40%)

All written assignments can be submitted in English, French, German or Italian

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Submission of the final essay is a mandatory requirement to pass the course (regardless of the grades achieved with the other assignments during the semester)

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

Epoche: Antike, Mittelalter, Neuzeit
Aspekte/Räume: Globalgeschichte, Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte

Last modified: Mo 22.11.2021 14:48