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070351 VO Introduction to Global History (2019W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Thursday 03.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 10.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 24.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 31.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 07.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 14.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 21.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 28.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 05.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6
Thursday 12.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 34 Hauptgebäude, Hochparterre, Stiege 6

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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. 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: There will be an extra session to attend with additional guest lectures:
24th October, The Nicaraguan Revolution (1979) – Perspectives from Global History, 15:00–17:30, HS 32.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination (first exam 9th January 2020). Exam is based on: lectures, and required reading (Eric Vanhaute, World History. An Introduction, 2013).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students demonstrate in written examination their familiarity with the contents presented in the lectures as well as with required literature.

Examination topics

Presentations of the lectures plus required reading (see below).

Reading list

Required reading: 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)

Last modified: Fr 04.10.2019 10:27