The purpose of the course is to familiarize students with the aims, rationale, methods, and various cases of comparative studies in the social sciences and in historiography, with a focus on recent criticism of the comparative approach and the innovative “paradigms” proposed to overcome its shortcomings. In order to...
Instructor: Constantin Iordachi
The comparative historical analysis of revolutions and civil wars calls for interdisciplinary dialogue between sociology, political science, and history. Revolutions and civil wars bring radical changes in social structures as well as in states’ functions and political structures that must be studied both internally...
Instructor: Julián Casanova