Course: Great Powers in Europe after the World War II

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Course title Great Powers in Europe after the World War II
Course code KHI/XEV
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
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)
  • Marek Pavel, prof. PhDr. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Classes deal with the development of inner policy and economics in Great Britain, France, West Germany, USSR and Italy between the years 1945 and 1989. The course points out the specificity of the respective states, makes comparisons and searches for the identical traits. The analysis of the foreign policy of these states is given on the background of the conflict between East and West, North and South.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
  • Homework for Teaching - 100 hours per semester
  • Attendace - 18 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 7 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
One-semester course traces the inner development of the foreign policy of five European states: Great Britain, France, West Germany, Italy and USSR between the years 1945-1989. Major events and features of development are discussed. The course is compatible with Chapters of European History after 1945 and Chosen Chapters of the History of Communism.
Students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in their eventual pedagogical or academic work.
Prerequisites
One-semester course traces the inner development of the foreign policy of five European states: Great Britain, France, West Germany, Italy and USSR between the years 1945-1989. Major events and features of development are discussed. The course is compatible with Chapters of European History after 1945 and Chosen Chapters of the History of Communism.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Active participation in classes, working on set tasks.
Recommended literature
  • WEGS, Robert J. ? LADRECH, Robert. (2002). Evropa po roce 1945.. 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 - Winter
Faculty of Arts History (2012) History courses - Winter