Course: Contemporary Trends in Historiography II

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Course title Contemporary Trends in Historiography II
Course code KHI/QTD2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Miller Jaroslav, prof. Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Elbel Martin, doc. Mgr. M.A., Ph.D.
  • Prchal Pavlíčková Radmila, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Dvořák Jan, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course consists of two parts: the overview of the recent development of historical thinking and the analysis of the current stadium of the historical research. The attention is given to the diverse historical schools or streams (Annales, historical antropology, microhistory, cultural history, gender history etc.), the most important historians (F. Braudel, C. Ginzburg, P. Burke, etc.)and their influential works as well as typical topics (folk culture, inquisition, confessionalisation, women´s history etc.). These clasical conceptions will be compared with the most recent historiography. Passages of concrete works with the respect to a context of their origins, primary sources and methods will be analyzed in lessons as well as discussions about selected theoretical works os some authors (e.g. M. Foucault etc.). HF

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Homework for Teaching - 100 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 25 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with some current significant trends of the Czech as well as world historiography of early modern period. This course was established under the terms of the project Innovation of Historical Sciences Studies at Palacký University, CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0025. HF
Detailed orientation in the history of the early modern period.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of the medieval history on the level of Bachelor graduate.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Active participation, preparing for lessons, reading of the assigned texts, participation in a discussion. HF
Recommended literature
  • Burke, Peter. (2011). Co je kulturní historie?. Praha.
  • Burke, Peter. (2004). Francouzská revoluce v dějepisectví.. Praha.
  • Foucalt, M. (1993). Dějiny šílenství. Praha.
  • Ginzburg, C. (2000). Sýr a červi: Svět jednoho mlynáře kolem roku 1600.. Praha.
  • Marek, J. (1993). O historismu a dějepisectví. Praha.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA15) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Education Teaching History for Secondary Schools and Higher Primary Schools (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Summer