Europe 1945-date (R9011)
Module details for 2011 cohort.
FHEQ Level 5
This module, which is taught and assessed in English, provides an overview of important historical and cultural developments in the second part of the 20th century, focussing on the period from 1945 to the present day. It will concentrate upon pan-European trends, discussing a wide range of historical events and cultural issues such as the defeat and division of Germany, post-war literature and culture in the Cold War, philosophical movements like Existentialism and Structuralism, decolonisation, German reunification and its aftermath, and the construction and crises of the European Union. Reference to significant trends or changes in society, politics, economics and technology will be integrated, but movements in the arts and literature will be the main focus of most lectures and seminars. Various national settings (notably those of France, Germany, Italy and Spain) will be considered and discussed, with a view to establishing a comparative perspective on salient cultural issues in the period.
|Essay (3000 words)||Mid Year Assessment Week 1 Thu 12:00||100.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
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|Autumn Teaching||SEMINAR||1 hour||111111111111|
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Dr Aaron Kahn
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