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070283 UE Foreign Languages in Historical Science 1 (2015W)

Discovering the World. Texts on Globalization (16th to 20th Centuries)

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

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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

Wednesday 14.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 21.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 28.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 04.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 11.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 18.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 25.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 02.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 09.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 16.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 20.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9
Wednesday 27.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Seminarraum Geschichte 3 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In the class we will read texts by English writing authors who are important for the processes of globalisation, for example Joseph Banks, Matthew Flinders and James Bell (Australia), James Cook (Pacific), Isaac Weld and George Vancouver (North America), Henry Stanley (Africa) or John Barrow (China), and so on. We also will discuss the famous text by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Crime of Congo.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in classes, two scientific essays with a total of 50,000 characters.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Facilitate the handling of all types of texts in English historians normally need for their scientific work.

Examination topics

We are going to read, interpret, and analyse the texts in order to facilitate their use for scientific works.

Reading list

The texts will be available at the Moodle learning platform for all students who attend regularly the weekly classes.

Association in the course directory

Alle Master (außer Master Geschichte 2014): Fremdsprachen in der Geschichtswissenschaft 1 od. 2 | Master Geschichte 2014: Pflichtmodul 4 (5 ECTS) |

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