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070116 VO Introduction to Global History (2015S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

This class will provide a thematic introduction to different approaches and topics of global and/ or world history. It consists of a lectures, each held by experts from different fields of study sharing the couriosty to contribute with their insights to the Viennese global history approach. The lecture classes with its different topics are supported with bibliographical references on related literature (texts on Moodle). After introductory talks, the related theme of global history will be shortly discussed.

Details

max. 999 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

This lecture class starts at March 17, 2015

Tuesday 17.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 24.03. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 14.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 21.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 28.04. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 05.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 12.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 19.05. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 02.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 09.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 16.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 23.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Tuesday 30.06. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Schedule
17.03.15 MARTINA KALLER
Universal-, World, and Global History at a glance
24.03.15 DAVID MAYER
Global History and Marxist Historiography
Additional Reading: Perry, Matt: Marxism and History, Palgrave, Basingstoke u. a. 2002, 27-46.
14.04.15 BERTHOLD UNFRIED
History as Development, Development as History
Additional Reading: Nick Cullather, Development? It's History, in: Diplomatic History 24, 4 (2000) 14, 641-653.
21.04.15 MEGGI GRANDNER
Life Stories and Global History
Additional reading: Zemon Davis Natalie, Global History, Many Stories (Festvortrag zum 43. Deutschen Historikertag in Aachen 26.-29. September 2000), in: Max Kerner (Hg), Eine Welt - Eine Geschichte? München, Oldenbourg 2001, 373-380.
28.04.15 ERNST LANGTHALER
Food Regimes in Global History
Additional reading: Philipp McMichael, A food regime genealogy, Journal of Peasant Studies 36 (2009), 139-169.
05.05.15 THOMAS ERTL
Medieval Europe and Global History. Shifting Perceptions and New Initiatives
Additional Reading: Bernd Schneidmüller, Fitting Medieval Europe into the World: Patterns of Integration, Migration, and Uniqueness, in: Transcultural Studies 2 (2014), 8-38. http://journals.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/transcultural/article/view/17446.
12.05.15 OLIVER KÜHSCHELM
Consuming the Nation
Additional reading: Elena, Eduardo (2007): Peronist Consumer Politics and the Problem of Domesticating Markets in Argentina, 1943-1955. Hispanic American Historical Review 87 (1), 111-149. Trentmann, Frank (2009): Crossing Divides. Consumption and Globalization in History. Journal of Consumer Culture 9 (2), 187-220.
19.05.15 BERTHOLD MOLDEN
Can we speak about global memory?
Additional reading: William F. S. Miles, Third World Views oft he Holocaust, Journal of Genoncide Research (2004), 6 (3), September, 371-393.
02.06.15 A. LAMINE SARR This lecture will be held in German!
Globalhistorische Aspekte des Kolonialismus: Afrikanische Soldaten im Dienste Frankreichs(Global historical aspects of colonialism: African Soldiers at the service of France)
Weiterführende Lektüre: Martin Gregory, Koloniale Truppenkontingente im Ersten Weltkrieg, in: Gerhard Höpp / Brigitte Reinwald (Hg): Fremdeinsätze. Afrikaner und Asiaten in europäischen Kriegen, 1914-1945, Verlag Das Arabische Buch, Berlin 2000, 15-34.
09.06.15 SILVIA RUSCHAK
Gender and Global History
Additional reading: Oyèrónké Oyêwùmí, The Invention of Women. Making an African sense of Western gender discourse. Minneapolis/ London 1997, 1-31 (Chapter 1: Visualizing the Body: Western theories and Africans]
16.06.15 MARIANNE KLEMUN
Science related expeditions in global history
Additional reading: Anke Fischer-Kattner, Entangled Experiences, Disentangling Disciplines. Antoine and Arnaud Abbadie's Voyages in Ethiopia, in: Nielsen, K.H., Harbsmeier, M. & Ries, C.J. (eds.) Scientists and Scholars in the Field. Studies in the History of Fieldwork and Expeditions. Aarhus and Copenhagen: Aarhus University Press 2012, 147-168.
23.06.15 ORAL EXAMINATION option (First exam appointment)
30.06.15 WRITTEN EXAM option (Second exam appointment)
Third exam appointment in August 2015
Forth exam appointment on request only

Assessment and permitted materials

This is a lecture class. Students do not need to register for it. Weekly attention is not mandatory but highly recommended.
Every class deals with a separate topic. Further readings can be accessed on Moodle.
There exist two options of examination. A written one at June 30, 2015 OR an individual presentation on June 26, 2015.
Details about content of exams and grading policy will be provided in class.
The written exam poses ten questions based on the lectures. For otaining a positive grade at least 51 percent of answers need to be correct. For this option students will have to attend class on a regular basis.
The oral exam will be a presentation of a selection of further readings indicated in every class.
It is reserved to students who will not be able to attend class every week, but are willing to catch up with contents through further readings and to present them in class.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim of this class is to provid insights to a selected offer in global history approaches and topics at University of Vienna. It also informs about goals and organization of the two overlaping programs s of Global History and Global Studies -- A European Perspective.

Examination topics

This lecture class is desigend for MA students, and students doing their EC (Erweiterungscurriculum) in related study fields. It gives background information necessary for thoughtful discussion and engagement with the assigned readings. The last 15 minutes of every class will be devoted to discussion with the invited lecturer.

Reading list

Will be provided on Moddle. See abovementioned additional readings.

Association in the course directory

MA GGS: Grundlagen der Globalgeschichte; Einführung in die GGS (3 ECTS) | MA Geschichte NEU: VO Schwerpunkt-Einführung: Globalgeschichte (5 ECTS)

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