Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Postwar Europe

when 4 August 2014 - 15 August 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS

This course explores Europe after the Second World War. Lecturers will discuss the history, politics, economics and cultural aspects of European countries in the second half of the twentieth century. The main focus of the course will be the European Union, transatlantic relations and the impact of American culture in Europe. Other topics to be discussed are decolonization, and the many global interconnections and dependencies of globalisation. You will experience an intensive two-week program with various lectures, seminar groups and full-day excursions.

Course leader

dr. Jaap Verheul & drs. Maurits Rost

Target group

The course has a focus on the humanities and in offering this as a broad framework it is a challenging course for students from all fields of studies with an interest in history.

Course aim

Providing students with insight in European history after the end of the Second World War.

Fee info

EUR 0: € 1160 - Course + course materials + housing

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