120.279 (19W) Cultural History of Europe

Wintersemester 2019/20

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Erster Termin der LV
24.10.2019 09:00 - 17:00 , Zemanek
Nächster Termin:
30.01.2020 09:00 - 17:00 , V.1.27

Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Cultural History of Europe
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
9 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
24.10.2019

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The course develops

- students’ comprehensive understanding of the cultural history of Europe.

- students’ understanding of the cultural diversity and the cultural heritage of Europe.

- students’ writing skills in the field of cultural history.

- students’ ability to conduct independent research.

- students’ presentation skills.

Lehrmethodik

Lecture, discussion, group work, presentation, writing assignment. The language of instruction and assessment is English.

Inhalt/e

The course offers an introduction to the cultural history of Europe from the Middle Ages to the end of the 20th century. Students will understand the role of the diverse cultural, educational, scientific, art, social and ecclesiastical institutions and movements in forming European culture. The course also provides an overview on the social history of Europe.

The following topics will be discussed:

- Different notions on cultural history. The theory and methodology of cultural history. Relations between cultural history     and politics in the 19th and 20th century.

- The history of educational institutions in Europe.

- The role of Christianity and ecclesiastical institutions in forming European culture.

- Art history; The history of architecture.

- Changes in nourishment, clothing, hygiene and everyday life in the European history. Cultural consequences of the major   epidemics in Europe.

- Gender history of Europe.

- Geographical and scientific explorations. Cultural and economic consequences of the discoveries.

- Migration in the history of Europe.  

 - The development of museums /libraries/ diverse cultural institutions in Europe.

- The role of film, theatre, media and music in forming European culture.

- Mass culture and high culture in European cultural history.

- Major ideologies, intellectual and philosophical movements in European history. The history of mentality in Europe.

Target group: 

Incoming students from various specializations / bachelor/ master studies

Literatur

Arcangeli, Alessandro (2012): Cultural History: A Concise Introduction. Oxon: Routledge.

Burke, Peter (2012): Strengths and Weaknesses of Cultural History. In: Cultural History. 2012/ volume I., pp. 1–13.

Burke, Peter (2008): What is Cultural History? Cambridge: Polity.

Davis, Norman (1996): A History of Europe. Oxford-New York: Oxford University Press.

Diamond, Jared (1999): Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. New York-London: WWNorton Company.

Ferguson, Niall (2011): Civilization: The West and the Rest. London: Penguin Books. Rietbergen, Peter (1998): Europe: A Cultural History. London; New York: Routledge.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

1. Oral presentation (15 min.)

2. Essay (7-8 pages)

3. Active participation in class discussions and group works

4. Attendance

Prüfungsinhalt/e

General/elective/optional course for all incoming students

Elective course for diverse Bachelor´s and Master’s Degree Programmes

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

1. Oral presentation (15 min.)
2. Essay (7-8 pages)
3. Active participation in class discussions and group works
4. Attendance

4 ECTS: presence, group work, preparation (research and reading) and production of the presentations and papers, Block-Termine, 2 X 2 full day meetings during the winter term (30 contact hours)

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelorstudium Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft (SKZ: 645, Version: 17W.2)
    • Fach: Freie Wahlfächer (Freifach)
      • Freie Wahlfächer ( 0.0h XX / 18.0 ECTS)
        • 120.279 Cultural History of Europe (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 2., 3., 4., 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft (SKZ: 645, Version: 13W.2)
    • Fach: Freie Wahlfächer (Freifach)
      • Freie Wahlfächer ( 0.0h XX / 18.0 ECTS)
        • 120.279 Cultural History of Europe (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Erwachsenen- und Berufsbildung (SKZ: 847, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Freie Wahlfächer (Freifach)
      • Freie Wahlfächer ( 0.0h XX / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 120.279 Cultural History of Europe (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 1., 2., 3., 4. Semester empfohlen
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Integrationspädagogik (SKZ: 846, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Freie Wahlfächer (Freifach)
      • Freie Wahlfächer ( 0.0h XX / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 120.279 Cultural History of Europe (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 120.279 SE Cultural History of Europe (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)