Conflict and Identity in Modern Europe, c.1770-2000
Value: one unit
Taught through weekly lectures and weekly follow-up seminars
Best 2 Essays out of 4 (30%)
and 2-hour Exam (70%)
This course highlights a
range of major themes in (predominantly) European history from the French
Revolution to the Fall of the Berlin Wall. In studying specific events and
developments students will also be introduced to more general concepts like
revolution, constitutionalism, liberalism, nationalism, industrialisation,
socialism, communism, fascism, parliamentary democracy and welfare state.
Exposure to different historical methods and conflicting interpretations will
help students to hone their own analytical skills.