History of the Early Modern Period
|Course code module||FLWG002840|
|Study load (hours)||168|
Maarten Van Dijck
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
This course is a BA2-course. It is taught in Dutch, but for non-native speakers alternative assignments and tutorials can be provided.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Gain an insight into major cultural and societal changes of the early modern period. Attention will be paid to major processes such as the process of state formation, religious renewal, scientific revolution in modernising the European society. This will be done, however, while paying sufficient attention to frictions in society.
Dr. Maarten Van Dijck
Reading seminars on the history of early modern intercultural contacts complements the main course in early modern history.
3. Course content
In this course several key topics of early modern European history are being dealt with. This course intends both to offer an overview of early modern European history, as well as an in-depth study of specific exemplary topics such as the process of civilisation and witchcraft.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorials
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Teaching will be done on the basis of Mary Wiesner-Hanks' overview published by Cambridge University Press. The course reader will be provided by Universitas, supplemented by http://blackboard.ua.ac.be/
7. Recommended reading - study material
Reading recommendations are included in the course material.
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