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070346 VO Introduction to Global History (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Note: Regular classes will only start 4th April, although students are invited to come to an introductory event on 14th March, 15:00-16:30, HS 50, about the Global History programmes the University of Vienna and some of the general coordinates of the lecture class. This event is hosted by Andrea Komlosy and open for all students of both MA "Global Studies" and MA "Globalgeschichte und Global Studies".

Note: There will be extra sessions to attend with additional guest lectures.
First block of extra lectures:
4th April, Slaveries and Slaving Practices in a Global Perspective, 10:00-12:00, Elise-Richter-Saal - for details, see programme below.

Thursday 14.03. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 04.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 11.04. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 02.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 09.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 16.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 23.05. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 06.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 13.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Tuesday 18.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8
Thursday 27.06. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 50 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8

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Aims, contents and method of the course

This class will provide a thematic introduction into approaches to and topics of Global and World History. It consists of an introductory part and a series of single lectures on specific topics/approaches. Every unit is supported by selected literature samples (texts will be available on moodle). After the initial introductory units on concepts and schools of Global and World History, a selection of Global History approaches and topics will be discussed. Lectures will be delivered both by the class‘ main lecturer and by guests.

Note: Regular classes will only start 4th April, although students are invited to come to an introductory session beginning of March about the Global History programmes the University of Vienna and some of the general coordinates of the field.

Note: There will be extra sessions to attend with additional guest lectures.
First block of extra lectures:
4th April, Slaveries and Slaving Practices in a Global Perspective
Keynote lectures by Claudio Costa Pinheiro and Juliane Schiel
10:00-12:00: Universität Wien, Elise-Richter-Saal (Universitätsring 1, 1. OG).
For further information see: https://www.univie.ac.at/globalhistory/2019/03/13/forschungsgesprach-des-fsp-globalgeschichte-slaveries-and-slaving-practices-in-global-perspective/

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination (first exam 28th June, 13:15 -14:45, HS 41). Participation in the discussion of the lectures and the reading materials provided for each unit will also be taken into consideration.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students demonstrate in written examination their familiarity with the contents presented in the lecture as well as entailed in the literature provided and show their ability to apply this knowledge discussing more open questions in the examination. There will be an extra-requirement for those students who need to earn 5 ECTS for this class (additional essay).

Examination topics

Presentations of the lectures plus required reading.

Reading list

Eric Vanhaute, World History: an Introduction, London-New York 2013.

Association in the course directory

MA Globalgeschichte&Global Studies: APM Grundlagen der Globalgeschichte (3 ECTS)
MA Geschichte: Einführung in den Schwerpunkt Globalgeschichte (5 ECTS)

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