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070076 UE Guided Reading Austrian History 2 - The Habsburg Monarchy c. 1815-1918 (2020S)

Themes and debates

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

Registration/Deregistration

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Classes are currently taking place in the form of “remote learning” until regular face-to-face sessions are possible again. Please, consult the Moodle page of the course for information on assignments, participation in discussion forums, etc.

Monday 09.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 16.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 23.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 30.03. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 20.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 27.04. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 04.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 11.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 18.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 25.05. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 08.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 15.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 22.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG
Monday 29.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum 5, Währinger Straße 29 1.UG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Goals and contents: 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 book chapters, research articles, 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, a presentation, and their contribution to discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

requirements for passing the class:
- 8 written assignments (600-800 words each) (70 % of the final grade)
- 1 presentation (15 % of the final grade)
- active participation in discussion (15 % of the final grade)
- regular attendance (students may miss up to two classes)

grading scale:
100% - 87% 1
86,99% - 75% 2
74,99% - 63% 3
62,99% - 50% 4
49,99% - 0% 5

Examination topics

no exam

Reading list

As an introduction: Pieter Judson, The Habsburg Empire: A New History (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap/Harvard University Press, 2016, Paperback 2018).
for further literature see Moodle

Association in the course directory

Vertiefung zu: VO Österreichische Geschichte 2

BA Geschichte (2012): Neuzeit (4 ECTS)
BA Geschichte (2019): Österr. Geschichte 2 (5 ECTS)
BEd UF Geschichte: Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Österreichische Geschichte 2 (4 ECTS)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:20