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History of Central Europe

Course Code :1062FLWGES
Study domain:History
Bi-anuall course:Taught in academic years starting in an odd year
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Luc Duerloo

3. Course contents *

1. Historical geography of Central Europe and the Balkans, composition of the population.

2. State formation in Central Europe and the Balkans in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period.

3. The economic and cultural identity of the region in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period.

4. The influence of liberalism and nationalism.

5. World War I and World War II.

6. The communist regimes of Central Europe and the Balkans.

7. The fall of communism and the return to Europe.