Historical method

Course Code :1003FLWGES
Study domain:History
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Peter Stabel
Gerrit Verhoeven
Reinoud Vermoesen
Michael Auwers
Houssine Alloul

3. Course contents *

 

A. Propedeuse: prepratory couse 

 

-Week 1: historisch essay , an introduction

 

-Week 2 Search strategies (blackboard tutorial)

 

B. Sources  (weeks 3-7)

 

-Week 3: What is history?

-diversity of historical research (Blackboard)

-Seminar: the use of history (M. Reynebeau, , texts on blackboard)

 

-Week 4: source types

Seminar: analysis of an article in a newspaper/magazine

 

-Week 5 source analysis

Seminar : audio-visual sources

 

-Week 6 source analysis

Seminar: archaeological sources

 

C Historical arguments

 

-Week 7 Sources and works

Archives and libraries

 

 

-Week 8 confrontation sources - facts

 

-Week 9 Historical actors and their motivation / interdisciplinarity

Seminar: The Annales, interviews Georges Duby and Jacques Le Goff

 

D. Onderwerpencluster: historical synthesis and historical knowledge

 

-Week 10 The instrument of the historian : Time

 

-Week 11 causalities