Module Details

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Title NEIGHBOURS OR ENEMIES? MUSLIMS AND CHRISTIANS AT THE TIME OF THE CRUSADES
Code HIST348
Coordinator Dr D Kempf
History
Damien.Kempf@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2021-22 Level 6 FHEQ First Semester 30

Aims

To explore the history of the relationships between Christians and Muslims;   To analyse case-studies in detail and investigate the ways in which Western Christians perceived Islam; To enhance the skills of essay writing, source criticism, conceptual thinking and historiographical evaluation.


Learning Outcomes

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

(LO2) An ability to read, analyse and reflect critically and contextually uponsecondary evidence, including historical writings and the interpretations ofhistorians

(LO3) An understanding of the extent of the relationships between Christians and Muslims at the time of the Crusades.

(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 seminar programme will offer an overview of the crusades themselves and the relationships between Muslims and Christians in the West and the newly created crusader states in the East by looking at different types of documents produced during this period (chronicles, letters, diplomatic exchanges, papal documents etc.). Subjects covered include religion, society and culture; economy and trade; diplomacy and warfare.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Seminar
Description: The seminar programme will offer an overview of the crusades themselves and the relationships between Muslims and Christians in the West and the newly created crusader states in the East by looking at different types of documents produced during this period.
Attendance Recorded: Yes


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
Presentation There is a resit opportunity. This is not an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1  10 minutes    15       
Source Exercise There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semester 1  1500 words    25       
Final Essay There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. This is an anonymous assessment. Assessment Schedule (When) :Semster 1  3500 words    60       

Recommended Texts

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