622006 PS/2 PS Contemporary History: Topics, Problems and Methods in Holocaust Research

winter semester 2019/2020 | Last update: 01.07.2019 Place course on memo list
622006
PS Contemporary History: Topics, Problems and Methods in Holocaust Research
PS 2
5
weekly
each semester
German

Acquisition of basic skills for dealing with historic sources and presentations of Contemporary History as well as skills in presenting the newly acquired knowledge orally as well as in writing. Acquisition of basic knowledge and application of relevant methods aiding scientific research.

The development of Holocaust research will be dealt with based on specific problems and significant examples. Possible topics include: functions and limits of historicization, debates on singularity and comparability, prohibition of images and representation, language in Holocaust research, identification of victims and perpetrators, intentionalism vs. functionalism/structuralism, perpetrator research, academics and public, photographs as sources. Different developments in various countries will also be considered. By doing so, a problem-oriented introduction to the history of the Holocaust will simultaneously be given.

Oral presentations and handout, paper, discussion; exercises; teacher's lecture.

Course with continuous performance assessment: attendance at all sessions, active participation in discussions, final paper. 

 

Guided research of pertinent literature will be part of the expected tasks.

 

not applicable

Due to substantial differences in the allocation of ECTS-Credits in various curricula (teacher training programs/specialized degree programs), the requirements for this course vary. Information will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of the course.

Online-enrollment required, starting on Sept. 1st, 2019!

02.10.2019
Group 0
Date Time Location
Wed 2019-10-02
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-10-09
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-10-16
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-10-23
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-10-30
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-11-06
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-11-13
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-11-20
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-11-27
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-12-04
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2019-12-11
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2020-01-08
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2020-01-15
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2020-01-22
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free
Wed 2020-01-29
08.30 - 10.00 40628 UR 40628 UR Barrier-free