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070148 EX Field trip - Sakzkammergut - Myth and Reality (2021S)

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


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


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die Exkursion findet in digitaler Form statt.
Vorbesprechung am 3.3.2021, von 16.30-17.30 Uhr
Weitere Online-Termine:
2.6., 16:45-18.15 Uhr
9.6., 16:45-18:15 Uhr

Wednesday 03.03. 16:30 - 17:30 Digital
Wednesday 02.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 09.06. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal 31 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9


Aims, contents and method of the course

From a cultural-historical perspective, the salt industry, the development of the tourist region, and the period of National Socialism are analyzed. Myths are deconstructed, the question of memory is discussed, regional and national identity formation is questioned.

Assessment and permitted materials

First reflections on a didactic concept for a certain topic or place of the Salzkammergut (presentation during the excursion)
Final thesis: elaboration of the didactic concept (incl. subject-related content).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Positive grading of the final paper as a basis for a positive degree (70 %)
Grading of the paper (30 %)

Examination topics

The content of the lecture/excursion as well as the obligatory literature

Reading list

Dirninger, Christian/Hellmuth, Thomas/Thuswaldner, Anton: Salzkammergut schauen. Ein Blick ins Ungewisse, Wien/Köln/Weimar: Böhlau 2015 (Regionale Identitäten, 1)
Additional literature will be announced in the course.

Association in the course directory

Schwerpunkte: Neuzeit, Zeitgeschichte, Österreichische Geschichte
MEd: EX Vertiefung 2 (4 ECTS)

Last modified: Fr 30.04.2021 18:48