Module Details

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Title EUROPEAN SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
Code HIST377
Coordinator Dr RC Clark
History
Roland.Clark@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2020-21 Level 6 FHEQ First Semester 30

Aims

To debate the usefulness of analytic categories for the study of the past;

To explore why and how people have organized collectively in a variety of historical contexts;

To introduce concepts of success and failure in social movements.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) An ability to read, analyse and reflect critically and contextually upon primary sources.

(LO2) An ability to read, analyse and reflect critically and contextually upon secondary evidence, including historical writings and the interpretations of historians

(LO3) An understanding of how people organize collectively for political ends.

(S1) Confidence, independence of mind, responsibility, organisation and time-management.

(S2) The ability to work collaboratively and to participate in group discussion

(S3) Gathering, analysing and organising information, including online and digital resources.

(S4) Structure, coherence, clarity and fluency of oral expression.

(S5) Structure, coherence, clarity and fluency of written expression


Syllabus

 

The module is taught in seminars totalling 33 hours. There is a two-hour seminar and a one-hour seminar every week. The two-hour seminars focus on discussion of secondary literature and comparative analysis of primary sources. The one-hour seminars are used for methods workshops, closer discussion of selected sources, and group feedback / feed-forward sessions relating to the assignments.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Seminar
Description: There is a 2-hour seminar and a 1-hour seminar every week. The 2-hour seminars focus on discussion of secondary literature and comparative analysis of primary sources. The 1-hour seminars are used for methods workshops, closer discussion of selected sources, and group feedback / feed-forward sessions relating to the assignments.


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours   33

        33
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 267
TOTAL HOURS 300

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Critique of categories of analysis. There is a reassessment opportunity. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is an anonymous assessment.  -1700 words    25       
Narrative. There is a reassessment opportunity. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is an anonymous assessment.  -800 words    15       
Final essay. There is a reassessment opportunity. Standard UoL penalties will apply. This is an anonymous assessment.  -3500 words    60       

Recommended Texts

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