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070198 PS Proseminar - The Hero and His Friends: Epic and History in Central Asia (2021S)

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

The entire course is taught online

Monday 08.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 15.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 22.03. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 12.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 19.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 26.04. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 03.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 10.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 17.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 31.05. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 07.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 14.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 21.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital
Monday 28.06. 12:30 - 14:00 Digital

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course offers an overview of Central Asian history centered around its most famous epics and heroes, from Buddhist pilgrims to Central Asian warriors and Monkey kings. The course will address the relation between myth and history, and the role of religion, literature and collective memory in Central Asian medieval societies

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation in class (10%),
- class presentation (15%)
- assignments:
*book review (10%),
*source analysis (5%),
*bibliographical essay (10 %),
*essay abstract(15%)
*final paper (35%)

Below 50 points (inclusive of 50) means a failing grade (5)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Will be distributed through moodle during the course

Reading list


Association in the course directory

BA Geschichte (2012): Mittelalter, Neuzeit (5 ECTS)
BA Geschichte (2019): PM6 (5 ECTS)
BEd UF Geschichte: Globalgeschichte (5 ECTS)

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