Learning outcomes: Students will be able to understand the historicity of the course’s major topics and to problematize the related concepts in historical research. Concepts such as crisis, transition, and otherness will be understood in their social and cultural specificity while the knowledge about the values and practices of past European societies will be broadened. Students are expected to understand “racial” ideology as a product of modernity and to acknowledge “genocide” as a legal, political and historiographical notion. The course will familiarize students with historiography, methodology and interpretive traditions. Students will be able to recognize the complexity of historical knowledge and the ways in which the present conditions historical research. Finally students will be able to conduct bibliographical research and develop writing skills.
Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information.
Respect for difference and multiculturalism.
Showing social, professional and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues, ethnicity and religious beliefs.
Criticism and self-criticism.
Production of free, creative and inductive thinking.
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