Universität Wien FIND

070147 SE Reseach Seminar Global History (2019W)

Insular Studies

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

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max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

2019, October 7 (Monday), time: 17:15 - 20:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: first meeting, general introduction.
2019, October 14 (Monday), time: 17:15 - 20:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: second meeting, selection of the islands to be investigated.
2019, November 4 (Monday), time: 17:15 - 20:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: third meeting, discussion about the progress of research works.
2019, December 9 (Monday), time: 17:15 - 20:30; room: Seminarraum Geschichte 1, main building of the University, 1st floor, staircase 10: fourth meeting, discussion about possible problems of research works.
2020 January 7 (Tuesday), time: 12.00: latest possible date of submission of the provisional research papers.
2020 January 10 (Friday), time: 10:45-18:45: final congress, presentation of cases.
2020 January 11 (Saturday), time: 10:00-18:00: final congress, presentation of cases.
2020 March 31 (Tuesday): latest possible date to submit the final version of the research paper.

Monday 07.10. 17:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Monday 14.10. 17:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Monday 09.12. 17:15 - 20:30 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Friday 10.01. 10:45 - 18:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Saturday 11.01. 10:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The research seminar 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 seminar 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.

Examination topics

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

Reading list

Will be on moodle.

Association in the course directory

MA Globalgeschichte: Forschungsseminar (10 ECTS) | MA Geschichte 2014: PM 3 Forschungsseminar (10 ECTS)

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