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070465 KU Working Skills in Global History (2011W)

Language and Diplomacy in a Global Context: Early Modern Communication Problems between Europe and East Asia

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

Mo. 18.30-20 Uhr HS 24 (ab 17.10.2011)


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 30 participants
Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This class is designed for beginners (=first year students) of Global History.

Assessment and permitted materials

Weekly assignments and participation in class room discussion (60%), final essay (40%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic knowledge and orientation about the working skills of Global History
Basic ability to think in the categories and connectivity of development in Global History
Basic ability to handle questions, theories and narratives of Global History
Ability to deal critically with political and socio-economic questions, in particular those of religions and ideologies
Ability to search and judge information in a professional way

Examination topics

Readings, discussions, smaller research exercises, oral presentation, essay

Reading list

Association in the course directory

MWG03 (4ECTS); MA Globalgeschichte und Global Studies, APM Grundlagen der Globalgeschichte, Globalgeschichtliche Arbeitstechniken (3ECTS); MA Geschichte: Erweiternde Lehrveranstaltung (5 ECTS); Diplom R4; BA Geschichte ZWM Globalgeschichte (3 ECTS)

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