Netherlands, Utrecht

European History: the Creation of Nations and Peoples

when 21 July 2014 - 1 August 2014
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1160

This course explores the main intellectual, cultural and political traditions of Europe. Lecturers in the fields of history, philosophy, religion, art and other fields in the humanities will introduce students to key issues in European civilization from the emergence of European nationalism to the end of the Second World War. Among the topics to be discussed are nation states, citizenship, the role of nationalism during the First and Second World War and the role played by powerful historical figures like Napoleon and Adolf Hitler.

Course leader

dr. Jaap Verheul & drs. Maurits Rost

Target group

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

Course aim

Giving students an introduction to the main intellectual, cultural and political traditions of Europe as well as the challenges of globalisation in the twenty-first century.

Fee info

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

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