Europe 1861-1991: Emancipation and Subjugation

Module code: HS1016

Module co-ordinator: Dr Alexander Korb 

Module Outline

This module will introduce students to the major social, political, cultural and economic trends shaping European societies in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, focusing on the varied waves of emancipation and subjugation that have characterised the region in this period. Topics will vary from year to year, but may include: new nationalism, the end of serfdom, European imperialism, the First and Second World Wars, the rise of fascism, anti-Semitism, the Cold War, the fall of the USSR and the Eastern bloc, and the impact of neoliberalism.

Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, tutorials, workshops.

Assessment Methods

Formative assessment, podcast, examination.