The course aims to foster the critical engagement with recent and classic scholarship on empire and nationalism in 19th – early 20th century. Particular attention will be focused on four continental empires on European periphery – Germany, Habsburg monarchy, the Romanov Empire and the Ottoman Empire. This course...
Instructor: Alexei Miller
This course is designed to assist MA students in their academic writing skills.
Instructor: Zsuzsanna Reed
This one-week workshop links the Prospectus Writing Seminar with the Thesis Planning Seminar. It opens with an introduction of the course participants and continues with a discussion of the prospectus guidelines. Exemplary prospectuses will be discussed critically. Students will pre-circulate a draft of their thesis...
The course will provide a context for the research trajectory which will be dealt with, in a more condensed form, in the lecture. The readings will focus on the relationship between history and morphology, history and antiquarianism, antiquarianism and connoisseurship.
Instructor: Carlo Ginzburg
It is expected that students will hone their ability to present their research dissertation project, with an emphasis on their working hypothesis and research methodology; will develop their capacity to engage in debates over the comparative history of the region and to respond comprehensively to complex inquiries;...
Instructor: Constantin Iordachi