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Lecture and Seminar Programme

This module will be taught through a weekly prerecorded lecture and one one-hour seminar each week (including four workshop-style seminars).

*NOTE that direct links to essential and recommended readings (as well as some further readings) can be accessed through the Library's Talis Aspire page for this module, and look under 'My Lists'.

**Recordings of lectures, with accompanying powerpoints, can be accessed on the university's moodle site.

Term 1

Week

Weekly Lectures

Additional Lectures

Seminar Topics

1

Introduction and Rationale

Aysu Dincer

5/10/2020

Introduction: Europe and the World c. 1450
2

European Identities and the Identity of Europe

Jonathan Davies

12/10/2020

  European Identities and the Identity of Europe
  Theme: The Familiar and the Unfamiliar
3

Gender and Sexual Identities

Rosa Salzberg

19/10/2020

Gender and Sexual Identities
4

Early Modern Cosmologies

Martha McGill

26/10/2020

 

Cosmologies
5

Food, Fashion and Material Culture

Rebecca Earle

2/11/2020

The Historiographical Review

Aysu Dincer

Food, Fashion and Material Culture
6 READING WEEK
  Theme: Encounters
7

The Indian Ocean World

Guido van Meersbergen

16/11/2020

  The Indian Ocean World
8

The European Invasion of the Americas

Tim Lockley

23/11/2020

  The European Invasion of the Americas
9

The Mediterranean

Rosa Salzberg

9/11/2020

  The Maritime World of the Mediterranean
10

Global Trade and Global Economies

Maxine Berg

7/12/2020

  Global Trade and Global Economies

Term 2

Week Lecture 1 Lecture 2 Seminar Topics
 

Theme: Belief

1

The Origins of Reformation

Stefan Bauer

11/1/2021

  The Origins of Reformation
2

The Impact of Reformation

Stefan Bauer

18/1/2021

  The Impact of Reformation
3

Catholic Christianity in Global Context

Stefan Bauer

25/1/2021

  Catholic Christianity in Global Context
4

Popular Culture and Witchcraft

Beat Kümin

1/2/2021

  Popular Culture and Witchcraft
5

Religion, Science and Print

Michael Bycroft

8/2/2021

The 2000-word Essay

Aysu Dincer

Religion, Science and Print
6 READING WEEK
  Theme: Power
7

States, Empires and the Performance of Power

Jonathan Davies

22/2/2021

  States, Empires and the Performance of Power
8

Popular Politics and Protest

Beat Kümin

1/3/2021

  Popular Politics and Protest
9

Race and Slavery

Meleisa Ono-George

8/3/2021

  Exploring Slavery through Databases
10

Rival Empires

Luca Mola

15/3/2021

  External Challenges/Rival Empires

Term 3

Week Lecture 1 Lecture 2 Seminar Topics
1

Enlightenment and Revolution

Mark Knights

26/4/2021

  Enlightenment and Revolution
2

Conclusions

Aysu Dincer

3/5/2021

The Research Project

Aysu Dincer

Conclusions and Preparing for the Research Project