The course aims to examine the political, social and economic conditions of Greek society from the foundation of Modern Greek state (1832) until the beginning of 20th century. The course addresses various issues such as: the formation of the bureaucratic mechanism and clientelism, political institutions and political parties, national ideology and nationalism, the social stratification of the Modern Greek society and three major reforms that took place in 19th and 20th century relating to the credit system, the redistribution of land and the tax system. The course follows two main axes. On the one hand, a comparative perspective is adopted, according to which Greece is compared with European countries belonging either to the center of the continent or to its periphery. On the other hand, apart from the study of the historical events of the period, attention is also payed to the different historical approaches of them, i.e. to the Greek historiography of the last four decades.
The course offers students extensive and succinct knowledge of the social, political and economic conditions of Greek society throughout the 19th century.
· Students become familiar with the key historiographical issues and debates on Modern Greek history and are also learn to understand these debates in relation to broader aspects of historical methodology.
· Students are expected to understand the complicate historical transformations in Modern Greece in a transnational comparative approach by reading and discussing in class the complexity of nation-state formation in the nineteenth century.
General Competences: Students are required to study and analyze material from different kinds of sources to develop and pursue research ideas in order to critically understand modern Greek society.
The course requires individual initiative and efforts for all participant students.
The course encourages interdisciplinary thinking and uses influences in theory and methodology from different disciplines (history, social anthropology, archaeology)
Students develop knowledge and sensibilities about the shaping of the Greek nation – state through a transnational comparative approach.
|Delivery:||Face to face|
|Use Of Information And Communications Technology :||Use of power point and maps. Students have access to the page of the seminar in eclass.|
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|Practice and discussion in class||20|
|Autonomous study of bibliography||21|
|Preparation for final exams||50|
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Student evaluation is based on participation in the class and the final exams.
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|Δραστηριότητα||Φόρτος Εργασίας Εξαμήνου|
|Ασκήσεις στην τάξη||15|
|Αυτόνομη μελέτη στην διάρκεια του εξαμήνου||45|
|Μελέτη προετοιμασίας για τις εξετάσεις||30|
Η αξιολόγηση των φοιτητών/ριών γίνεται μέσω εξετάσεων με ερωτήσεις ανάπτυξης και αποκλειστικά στην ελληνική γλώσσα. Τα κριτήρια είναι προσβάσιμα για τους φοιτητές/ριες στην ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα του μαθήματος (e-class).