Courses

In 1917 there was no strict division between the foreign and the domestic as the Bolsheviks sought to export revolution to the former lands of the tsarist empire. In any case, nations were only historical stages to be passed through on the march to Communism, according to Marxist logic. As the revolutionary cycle...
Instructor: Charles Shaw
Credits: 2.0
This seminar offers a combination of in-depth reading of selected classic texts elaborating central concepts in the study of religion, and approaching themes relevant to the specific research interests of seminar participants. In an effort to bring into discussion students of pre-modern and modern periods from...
Instructor: Nadia Al-Bagdadi
Credits: 2.0
Recent years have seen an explosion of empirical and normative scholarly interest intransnationalism and citizenship across many disciplines. The primary aim of this courseis to provide an overview of the main topical issues and scholarly perspectives related tocitizenship and transnational membership. The course will...
Instructor: Szabolcs Pogonyi
Credits: 4.0
Recent years have seen an explosion of empirical and normative scholarly interest in transnationalism and citizenship across many disciplines. The primary aim of this course is to provide an overview of the main topical issues and scholarly perspectives related to citizenship and transnational membership. The course...
Instructor: Szabolcs Pogonyi
Credits: 2.0
The main objective of this course is to introduce students into the state of art scholarship and debates in the study of nationalism, and help them to critically engage with and think of contemporary neo-nationalism and populist nationalism. The course aims at familiarizing students with key concepts and theories as...
Instructor: Szabolcs Pogonyi
Credits: 2.0
The course is giving an overview of recent research and source publications on this topic. We will examine both medieval and early modern theories on “superstition”, “magic”, demonology, and modern explanations thereof: scapegoating, nightmares, panic, witch hunting. Historical sources will include manuals of ritual...
Instructor: Gábor Klaniczay
Credits: 2.0
Part of Mandatory “Foundations in Historical Methods and Theories” for Matilda students.This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the field of women’s and gender history and its main concepts, theories and approaches, and to familiarize them with the challenges and (hopefully)...
Instructor: Francisca de Haan
Credits: 2.0

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