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070125 PK Project Course Global History (2017W)

Insular Studies

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

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

2017, October 11 (Wednesday), time: 9:00-12:00; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: first meeting, general introduction.
2017, October 18 (Wednesday), time: 9:00-12:00; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: second meeting, selection of the topics to be investigated.
2017, November 15 (Wednesday), time: 9:00-10:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: third meeting, discussion about the progress of research works.
2017, December 6 (Wednesday), time: 9:00-10:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: fourth meeting, discussion about possible problems of research works.
2018 January 15 (Monday), time: 12.00: latest possible date of submission of the provisional research papers.
2018 January 19 (Friday), time: 10:00-18:00: final congress, presentation of papers.
2018 January 20 (Saturday), time: 10:00-18:00: final congress, presentation of papers.
2018 March 30 (Saturday): latest possible date to submit the final version of the research paper.

Wednesday 11.10. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Wednesday 18.10. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Wednesday 15.11. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Wednesday 06.12. 09:00 - 10:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Friday 19.01. 09:45 - 18:00 Seminarraum 9, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Saturday 20.01. 09:45 - 18:00 Seminarraum 9, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course deals with the value and the importance of islands in the process of globalisation. In the past fifty years and reinforced in recent times islands have repeatedly been the subject of political conflicts (e.g. South China Sea, Caribbean). The course will have a close look at these cases from a historical point of view.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students have to write a research paper, give an oral presentation, and have to participate in the debates and the review processes.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students are expected to attend all classes and meetings, to write a scientific paper (with critical footnotes, 70.000 characters + abstract), and to present the result of their research. The final version has to be submitted till March 31, 2018.

Examination topics

Guided research, discussion, scientific criticism, writing and presenting the research paper.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MA Geschichte: Globalgeschichte

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