EUP411 Political History of Central Europe in the 20th Century

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2017
Rozsah
1/1/0. 8 kr. Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
doc. Vratislav Havlík, Ph.D. (přednášející)
prof. PhDr. Lubomír Kopeček, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Garance
PhDr. Petr Suchý, Ph.D.
Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií – Fakulta sociálních studií
Kontaktní osoba: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra mezinárodních vztahů a evropských studií – Fakulta sociálních studií
Rozvrh
Po 15:15–16:45 U35
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory/plány
Cíle předmětu
The course is focused on description and analysis of late modern and contemporary political history of Central European countries. The course provides the students with historical and political understanding of basic societal, economic, and (mainly) political processes and developments in countries of Visegrad group - Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary.
Výstupy z učení
At the end of the course the students should be able to interpret the notion of modern history of Central Europe and explain its internal periodization. Students should be able to compose main trends of economical, societal, and political development in this area during the 20th century.
Osnova
  • 1. Habsburg Monarchy and its nations 1867-1918: failure of modernity attempt?
  • 2. Hungary until 1920
  • 3. Hungary 1920-1945
  • 4. Hungary 1945-1989
  • 5. Czech Lands before 1918 and the Czechoslovakia until WWII
  • 6. Slovakia until 1945
  • 7. Czechoslovakia 1945-1968
  • 8. Czechoslovakia 1969-1992
  • 9. Poland before 1918 and 1918 – 1944
  • 10. Poland 1944-1989
  • 11. Final exam
Literatura
  • MOLNÁR, Miklós. A concise history of Hungary. Translated by Anna Magyar. 1st pub. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. xviii, 370. ISBN 0521667364. 2001. info
  • The Columbia history of eastern Europe in the twentieth century. Edited by Josef Held. New York: Columbia University Press. lxix, 435. ISBN 0-231-07696-7. 1992. info
  • JELAVICH, Barbara. Modern Austria : empire and republic, 1815-1986. 1st pub. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xvii, 346. ISBN 0-521-31625-1. 1987. info
Výukové metody
The course consists of lectures mixed together with semminars including class discussion. Homework position papers related to assigned readings are also part of the workload.
Metody hodnocení
The course is finished with a written test aimed at composition of acquired konwledge. Part of the evaluation are position papers aimed at interpretation of particular moments in Central European history. Requirements of the Course:
Final written examination (max. 35 points)
Position papers (max. 35 points)
Final exam:
In the final written test, students will answer “open” questions focused on the problems presented in the assigned readings and/or discussed in the lectures and seminars.
Position papers:
Student has to produce written position papers for each lesson based on critical reading of assigned readings. Position paper should be two or three pages long (Times New Roman 12, double spaced). It should be composed of
(1) short recapitulation of main ideas of assigned readings;
(2) critical comments to it;
(3) one or twoo clearly formulated questions for class discussion.
Papers will be graded (maximum 5 points each) and evaluation of position papers will be part of final grading.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
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Předmět je vyučován každoročně.
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích jaro 2008, podzim 2008, podzim 2009, podzim 2010, podzim 2011, podzim 2012, podzim 2013, podzim 2014, podzim 2015, podzim 2016, podzim 2018, podzim 2019.