Introduce students to the history and culture of the region of East Central and South Eastern Europe. At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to put on the historical and cultural map of Europe major problems, tendencies and concepts related to it.
6 ECTS: Active participation in the course with 3 absences acceptable. Class attendance is mandatory. The unexcused absences will be reflected in the final grade (half of the final grade progressively).
Evaluation will be based on oral interventions during the course, midterm reflection and a written essay – in the format of take-away examination informed by the texts read during the course.