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1989. A turning point in European history through primary sources - Einzelansicht

Veranstaltungsart Übung Veranstaltungsnummer
SWS 2 Semester WiSe 2021/22
Einrichtung Historisches Institut   Sprache englisch
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Belegungsfrist 01.10.2021 - 10.11.2021

Belegung über PULS
Gruppe 1:
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Einzeltermine ausblenden
Übung Do 10:00 bis 12:00 wöchentlich 28.10.2021 bis 17.02.2022  1.09.2.15 Jaeschke 23.12.2021: Akademische Weihnachtsferien
30.12.2021: Akademische Weihnachtsferien
Einzeltermine:
  • 28.10.2021
  • 04.11.2021
  • 11.11.2021
  • 18.11.2021
  • 25.11.2021
  • 02.12.2021
  • 09.12.2021
  • 16.12.2021
  • 06.01.2022
  • 13.01.2022
  • 20.01.2022
  • 27.01.2022
  • 03.02.2022
  • 10.02.2022
  • 17.02.2022
Kommentar

The year 1989 changed Europe and the world forever. It marked the beginning of the end of the East German state and the East-West conflict as such that had divided Europe for forty years. With the collapse of a political system and enitre states, the "great transformation" hit the eastern part of Europe the hardest. But Western Europe was faced with great political challenges too since the peaceful revolutions threatened to alter well established power structures also in the West. 

What did the miraculous year of 1989 mean for different people in different European countries? Do we have to interpret 1989 rather as the end of an era or rather as the beginning of something new? We will tackle these questions from different geographical vantage points with a focus on political and diplomatic history. However, we will also ask what influence 1989 had on the cultural, social and economic history of Europe.

Literatur

Timothy Garton Ash, The Magic Lantern. The Revolution of '89 witnessed in Warsaw, Budeapst, Berlin and Prague, Oxford 2019; Mary Elise Sarotte, 1989. The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe, 2. Aufl., Princeton 2014.

Bemerkung

The seminar will take place in presence as long as the pandemic situation permits.

Voraussetzungen

Every week we discuss (at least) one source. In addition, you will be asked to read a weekly text from the secondary literature of approx. 20 pages. In order to complete the seminar successfully, you have to give a presentation of 15 to 20 minutes as well as actively and regularly participate in the seminar discussion. 

 

Course language is English. 

Leistungsnachweis

The course concludes with a written source interpretation of approx. 10 pages.


Strukturbaum
Keine Einordnung ins Vorlesungsverzeichnis vorhanden. Veranstaltung ist aus dem Semester WiSe 2021/22 , Aktuelles Semester: WiSe 2022/23