HIA101 Introduction to History

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Tomáš Malý, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiří Němec, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Zdeňka Stoklásková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Martin Wihoda, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Dvořák, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
PhDr. Bronislav Chocholáč, Dr. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
prof. Mgr. Libor Jan, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Tue 18:00–19:40 N51
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/20, only registered: 2/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Students should be able to: Define contents and objects of history as a discipline, its position among the other branches and its relation to them; describe the basic types of bibliographies, Czech and foreign scientific journals, encyclopaedia and other handbooks; apply the principles of the work with a scientific literature; categorize archive sources and clarify the criteria of their classification; summarize the basic knowledge of archives and other record offices; define the terms of methodology, method, techniques in historical research; describe and explain the process of historians work and historical methods.
Syllabus
  • Contents and objects of history, its position among other disciplines, its relation to the period.
  • Periodization: purpose and types. Czech and foreign organization of the historical branch (workshops, universities etc.).
  • Bibliographies: types and principles of the composition of a bibliographic record.
  • Czech and foreign encyclopaedia and historical journals. Principles of the work with a scientific literature.
  • Archive sources, its definition and criteria of classification.
  • Archives and other institutions (record offices, museums etc.).
  • Archive instruments. Editions of sources.
  • Basic types and groups of archive evidence; principles of source-critique.
  • Terms of methodology, method, techniques of historical research; reconstruction of history.
  • Role of language in history and historiography, Methods.
  • Techniques and outlets of historians work (themes, hypothesis etc.).
Literature
    recommended literature
  • VEYNE, Paul. Jak se píšou dějiny. Červený Kostelec 2010.
  • MAUR, Eduard. Základy historické demografie. Praha 1978.
  • DVOŘÁK, Tomáš, Lukáš FASORA, Bronislav CHOCHOLÁČ, Tomáš MALÝ, Denisa NEČASOVÁ, Zdeňka STOKLÁSKOVÁ and Martin WIHODA. Úvod do studia dějepisu 1 (Introduction to history 1). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 164 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7012-7. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • BOROVSKÝ, Tomáš, Lukáš FASORA, Bronislav CHOCHOLÁČ, Tomáš MALÝ, Denisa NEČASOVÁ, Jiří NĚMEC and Martin WIHODA. Úvod do studia dějepisu 2 (Introduction to history 2). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 134 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7016-5. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • ŠTOURAČOVÁ, Jiřina. Úvod do archivnictví. Brno: MU Brno, 2002. 139 pp. ISBN 80-210-2216-7. info
  • HLAVÁČEK, Ivan, Rostislav NOVÝ and Jaroslav KAŠPAR. Vademecum pomocných věd historických. 3. opravené a doplněné vy. Jinočany: H & H, 2002. 544 stran. ISBN 8073190044. info
  • ECO, Umberto and Ivan SEIDL. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Olomouc: Votobia, 1997. 271 s. ISBN 80-7198-173-7. info
  • SVÁTEK, František and Jiří ŠTAIF. Úvod do studia hospodářských a sociálních dějin. Edited by Zdeněk Jindra. Vyd. 1. Praha: Karolinum, 1997. 161 s. ISBN 8071844381. info
  • BENEŠ, Zdeněk. Historický text a historická kultura. 1. vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 1995. 224 s. ISBN 8071841269. info
  • MAREK, Jaroslav. O historismu a dějepisectví. Vyd. 1. Praha: Academia, 1992. 254 s. ISBN 8020002847. info
  • HROCH, Miroslav. Úvod do studia dějepisu. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, 1985. 304 s. info
  • CARR, Edward Hallett. Co je historie? : přednášky pronesené na cambridžské universitě v lednu-březnu 1961 v rámci cyklu G.M. Trevelyana : What is history? (Orig.). Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1967. 167 s. info
  • BLOCH, Marc Léopold Benjamin. Obrana historie, aneb, Historik a jeho řemeslo. Praha: Svoboda, 1967. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion.
Assessment methods
The course is concluded with an oral exam and written test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information about innovation of course.
This course has been innovated under the project "Faculty of Arts as Centre of Excellence in Education: Complex Innovation of Study Programmes and Fields at FF MU with Regard to the Requirements of the Knowledge Economy“ – Reg. No. CZ.1.07/2.2.00/28.0228, which is cofinanced by the European Social Fond and the national budget of the Czech Republic.

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 1999, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
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