Universität Wien FIND

070347 VO Theories and Methods of Global History (2018W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Starts 7.11.2018
Additional Workshops:
29.11.2018, 14-19h, HS 1: Marxism in Global History
17.1.2019, 17-19h, Marietta Blausaal: Origins of Global History: Weltgeschichte, Mirovaja istorija

Wednesday 07.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 14.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 21.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 28.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 05.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 12.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 09.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 16.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5
Wednesday 23.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 16 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 5

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Aims, contents and method of the course

In this lecture, origins, key concepts, methodologies and interpretations of "Global" or "World History" shall be presented. Additionally, research projects and Area Studies from the University of Vienna feeding into the field of Global History shall be presented. Two workshops on Marxist origins of Global history shall allow students to ask questions to eminent international speakers. The presentations of this lecture should enable students to get an overview about studies in a Global History perspective and to position their own studies in this field. A corpus of texts is provided for reading in order to provide a broad view on the field and cast common ground for discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (30.1.2019); participation in discussion.

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 open questions in the examination.

Examination topics

Presentations of the lectures plus required reading (General reading plus 1 article for each presentation)

Reading list

General Compulsory Reading: Sebastian Conrad, What is Global History?, Princeton 2016

Association in the course directory

MA Globalgeschichte: APM Grundlagen der Globalgeschichte (4 ECTS)
MA Geschichte: PM 4

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