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070287 SE Seminar (2018S)

European Civil Wars of the 20th Century in Comparison: Austria, Ireland, Spain, Greece

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

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 06.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 13.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 20.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 10.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 17.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 24.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 08.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 15.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 29.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 05.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 12.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 19.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Tuesday 26.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 7 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This unit examines civil wars in Europe in the 20th century - Ireland, Austria, Spain and Greece. In the preliminary talks by the lecturer, common features of civil wars and their comparability will be examined, then follows an analysis of the civil wars under examination. Special attention will be paid to how civil wars affect societies for decades afterwards, even into the present time.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final note is compiled as follows: attendance 10%, participation in discussion 10%, oral presentation 20%, written essay 60%. The essay is to be footnoted and paginated. Its length is (1 1/2 spacing) 15 pages for MA, Lehramt and Erasmus students, 25 pages for BA students. PLEASE NO TABLE OF CONTENTS!! Students are advised to talk with the lecturer during the hour of consultation/Sprechstunde.
No student may be absent without an excuse on two occasions. Persons not able to attend have to e-mail the lecturer. Mobile phones have to be turned off in class. Essays have to be handed at the desk of Institut für Geschichte by 30.09.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To show how civil wars originate, either at the end of a period of armed conflict against a foreign presence or because of social tensions, whether they are primarily driven by ideology or not, if the degree of popular participation in the civil war fighting is an important factor and so on. Another consideration is whether the appellation "civil war" is accurate in the cases under scrutiny.

Examination topics

After 3-4 talks by the lecturer, students will make an oral presentation, and later, write an essay.

Reading list

List of books and other material will be sent by E-Mail.

Association in the course directory

PM4: Globalgeschichte, Historisch-kulturwissenschaftliche Europaforschung
Diplom UF: Historisch-kulturwissenschaftliche Europaforschung, Politikgeschichte
MA Globalgeschichte: Vertiefung I

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