CHC-5 Ruptures in macro- and microhistory: War, Persecution, and Genocide in the European Past

CHC-5 Ruptures in macro- and microhistory: War, Persecution, and Genocide in the European Past

COURSE INFORMATION

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.

General Competences: 
Search for, analysis and synthesis of data and information.
Working independently.
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.

School:

Social Sciences

Academic Unit:

Social Anthropology and History

Level of studies:

Postgraduate

Course code:

CHC-5

Semester:

Independent teaching activities

Lectures:

Weekly teaching hours

3

Credits

10

Course type:

special background

Prerequisite courses:

None

Language of instruction and examinations:

Greek

Teacher:

Plakotos Giorgos & Hantzaroula Pothiti

Is the course offered to erasmus students:

No