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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: click here, and look under 'My Lists'.

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

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