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Bachelor 2017/2018

Global and Comparative History

Type: Elective course
Area of studies: History
Delivered by: Department of History
When: 2 year, 3, 4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Instructors: Anton Kotenko
Language: English
ECTS credits: 5

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Global and comparative history aims at familiarizing the students with the main events of global history of the modern period (nineteenth century) and current methodology of research of global and comparative history.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Global and comparative history aims at familiarizing the students with the main events of global history of the modern period (nineteenth century).
  • Global and comparative history aims at familiarizing the students with the current methodology of research of global and comparative history
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of the course students will learn to solve problems in professional activity on the basis of analysis and synthesis, assess the need for resources and plan their use while solving problems in professional activity
  • find, evaluate and use information from various sources, which is necessary to solve scientific and professional problems
  • critically evaluate and rethink the accumulated experience (one’s own and that of colleagues
  • reflect upon professional and social activities in the international environment
  • written and oral communication in a foreign language, master special literature in a foreign language
  • determine the novelty and relevance of professional tasks on the basis of the modern condition of historical science
  • formulate and solve professional problems using interdisciplinary approaches
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction
  • History of the nineteenth century world
  • Global history of the nineteenth century
  • Conclusion
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Interim
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.4 * Exam + 0.6 * Interim
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • David Nickles, Under the wire: how the telegraph changed diplomacy (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003). Режим доступа: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/hselibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3300605

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Eltis, D. (1983). Free and Coerced Transatlantic Migrations: Some Comparisons. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.699B447C
  • Gozzini, G. (2006). The global system of international migrations, 1900 and 2000: a comparative approach. Journal of Global History, (03), 321. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.a.cup.jglhis.v1y2006i03p321.341.00