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Historiography Lectures and Seminars (Single-Honours History Modern Stream Students and Joint-Degree History Students)

All lectures take place on Tuesdays at 10-11 am. Please note the following room assignments:

Term I: Woods Scawen (Arts Centre)

Term II: OC0.03 (Oculus building)

The 2 hour panel round up session (term 3, week 4) and the two revision lectures (term 3, week 2 and 3) will all take place on Tues 10 am: OCO.03

The last 2 revision seminars in term 3 will follow the panel session and lecture and take place on Tuesday (and Monday) afternoon in the usually seminar rooms.

Textbook: L. Kramer, S. Maza (eds.), Companion to Western Historical Thought -- CWHT

Lecturers
AG: Anne Gerritisen; JH: Joachim Häberlen; DL: David Lambert; JP: James Poskett; LS: Laura Schwartz; CS: Dr Claudia Stein

Seminar Tutors

Michael Bycroft, Careys Howells (term I); Luca Mola (Venice students), Stuart Middleton, Colin Storer, Sophie Mann, Claudia Stein, Laura Schwartz (term II)

Term Week Lecturer Lecture Topic Seminar Topic
Term 1 1 CS

What is Historiography? An Introduction

Lecture PowerPoint  

What is historiography?
2 CS

The Making of Modernity I:

Enlightenment and History: Introduction

Lecture PowerPoint

Enlightenment and History
3 CS

The Making of Modernity II:

The 'Other' Enlightenment: German Enlightenment History

Lecture PowerPoint

The ‘Other’ Enlightenment: German Enlightenment History
4 CS

The Making of Modernity III:

History as Class Struggle

Lecture PowerPoint

History as Class Struggle

5 CS

The Making of Modernity IV:

Empiricism, Positivism, and the Rise of Scientific Objectivity in History Writing 19th/20th Century

Lecture PowerPoint

Empiricism, Positivism, and the Rise of Scientific Objectivity in History Writing 19th/20th Century
6 ~ Reading Week: no lecture or seminar ~  
7 CS

The Making of Modernity V:

The French Annales School and 'Total History' (1920s-1970s)

Lecture PowerPoint

The French Annales School and Total History (1920s-1970s)
8 CS

Modernity in Crisis, Postmodernity and the Rise of

Cultural History I:

The ‘New’ Social History and the Power of Experience ‘From Below’

Lecture PowerPoint

The New Social History and the Power of Experience 'from Below'
9 CS

The Rise of Cultural History II:

History and Anthropology

Lecture PowerPoint

History and Anthropology
10 CS

The Rise of Cultural History III:

Microhistory

Lecture PowerPoint

Microhistory
Term 2 1 CS

The Rise of Cultural History IV:

The Power of Language and the Practices of Everyday Life

Lecture PowerPoint

The Power of Language and the Practices of Everyday Life
2 CS

The Rise of Cultural History V:

Epistemes, Discourses, Discipline and Docile Bodies

Lecture PowerPoint

Epistemes, Discourses, Discipline and Docile Bodies
3 CS

The Rise of Cultural History VI:

(De)constructing Human Experience and Biopower

Lecture Powerpoint

(De)constructing Human Experience and Biopower
4 LS

Theory Applied I:

Women’s History and History, Poststructuralism and the Questioning of Women’s Experience

Lecture PowerPoint

Lecture Handout

Women's and Gender History, Poststructuralism and the Question of Women's Experiences
5 JP

Theory Applied II:

History of Science and Technology

Lecture PowerPoint

History of Science and Technology
6

 ~ Reading Week: no lecture or seminar ~.

7 DL

Theory Applied III:

From the Study of the Subaltern to the Postcolonial Subject

Lecture PowerPoint

Postcolonial History
8 AG

Theory Applied IV:

Global History

Lecture PowerPoint

Global History
9 JH

Emerging Themes I:

History of Emotions

Lecture Power Point

History of Emotions
10 CS

Emerging themes II:

The return to the Grand Narrative? Deep History and Big Data

Lecture Power Point

Deep History, Big Data and the Natural Sciences
Term 3 2 CS

Revision I

Lecture Power Point

Revision seminar I
3 & 4

CS

and colleagues in week 4 for Roundtable

Week 3: Revision II (Tues 10-11)

Lecture Power Point


Week 4: Roundtable with lecturers (Tuesday 10-12)

Revision seminar II