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Students who complete this module should be able to:1. Demonstrate an understanding of diverse academic viewpoints and methodologies;2. Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the role of history outside academia; 3. Assess the importance of history and its uses in wider society; 4. Analyse how history is used by states, institutions and entrepreneurs; 5. Be familiar with the historiography and techniques public history;6. Demonstrate a knowledge of research skills that are fundamental to historical inquiry and more broadly applicable;7. Submit written work appropriate to a Stage Two student of History.Indicative Module Content:
The module will be drawn from the following main topics:
1. The history of History.
2. New histories and new challenges.
3. Gender and sexuality.
4. History from below.
5. Children, animals, and the environment.
6. Race and ethnicity.
7. Imperialism and post-colonialism
8. Inventing the past.
9. Global history.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Participation in class exercises||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Mid-term assignment||Week 7||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: 1,500 word essay||Week 10||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
• Self-assessment activities
Feedback on the end-of-semester Essay Assignment will be given in writing.
|Dr Susannah Riordan||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Chiara Tedaldi||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 10:00 - 10:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 3||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 4||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 5||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 6||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 7||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Seminar||Offering 8||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|
|Seminar||Offering 9||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Thurs 15:00 - 15:50|
|Seminar||Offering 10||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 13:00 - 13:50|
|Seminar||Offering 11||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 14:00 - 14:50|
|Seminar||Offering 16||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 12:00 - 12:50|
|Seminar||Offering 18||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 20||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 11:00 - 11:50|
|Seminar||Offering 21||Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks||Fri 12:00 - 12:50|