Course: Chosen chapters of the history of communism after World War II

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Course title Chosen chapters of the history of communism after World War II
Course code KHI/XKOM
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
  • Marek Pavel, prof. PhDr. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course gives an analysis of the development of communism between the years 1945 and 1989 in certain states of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America with the target of finding the specifities and particularities of the respective totalitarian states.

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
The course deals with the historical-politological analysis of the modern international political system with the emphasis on the 20th century. It traces its forming, functioning and main participants. It deals with questions of international security and foreign politics.
Students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in their eventual pedagogical or academic work.
No special pre-acquisitions.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Active participation in classes and working on set tasks.
Recommended literature
  • SERVICE, Robert. (2009). Soudruzi. Světové dějiny komunismu. 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