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070148 UE Guided Reading Austrian History 2 - The Habsburg Monarchy c. 1815-1918 (2021W)

Themes and debates

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

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

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

On 24 November, 1 and 15 December this course will take place digitally! Please, log into the video conference tool Collaborate on Moodle in the relevant session module.

Wednesday 06.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 13.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 20.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 27.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 03.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 10.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 17.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 24.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 01.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 12.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 19.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 26.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geschichte 2 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9

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
Prüfungsstoff

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 the e-learning platform 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: Österreichische Geschichte 2 (4 ECTS)

Last modified: Th 02.12.2021 00:05