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070216 VO Introduction to Global History (2021W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte


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


max. 25 participants
Language: English



Weekly from 7.10. in electronic form.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series presents topics, trends and interpretations of "Global" or ("new") "World History" developed from the 1990ies on. Each lecture is supported by a text provided on moodle. This reading should enable students to get a first introduction into a topic complementing the respective lecture and/or allowing them to question it. The lectures are given in electronic form.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final exam 27.1. 9h45-11h15 in electronic mode: "open book", choose 5 out of 6 questions

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Get at least 50% of answers right to pass the exam

Examination topics

Topics addressed in the lectures (participation strongly recommended), in the lit. for each session and in General Compulsory Reading (Vanhaute)

Reading list

General Compulsory Reading:
Eric Vanhaute, World History. An Introduction, London-New York 2013 (moodle)
Lit. for each session (moodle)

Association in the course directory

MA Globalgeschichte und Global Studies (Version 2019): PM 1 (5 ECTS).
MA Globalgeschichte und Global Studies (Version 2008): APM Grundlagen der Globalgeschichte (3 ECTS)
MA Geschichte: Einführung in den Schwerpunkt Globalgeschichte (5 ECTS)

Last modified: Tu 21.09.2021 12:08