Tautótītes kai Eterótītes stīn Dytikī Mesaiōnikī Eyrṓpī (10os - 13os ai.)

Course Information
TitleΤαυτότητες και Ετερότητες στην Δυτική Μεσαιωνική Ευρώπη (10ος - 13ος αι.) / Tautótītes kai Eterótītes stīn Dytikī Mesaiōnikī Eyrṓpī (10os - 13os ai.)
CodeΙΜΕ 702
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600015998

Programme of Study: Historical Research

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Vyzantinīs kai Mesaiōnikīs Istorías Elective CoursesWinter/Spring-15

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600127560
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • ΙΒΜ 701 Written sources of Byzantine and Medieval History
  • ΙΒΜ 702 Methodología Éreunas kai Askīseis
Learning Outcomes
Students who attend the course are expected to • become familiar with the analytical categories of “identity” and “otherness” as tools of historical research • understand theoretical issues about the construction of identities and othernesses • comprehend in the medieval cultural context the shaping of political (eg. “Francus”, “Siculus”), religious (“Christian”-“Muslim”) and cultural (Western-Byzantine) identities and othernesses. • practice their skills to present orally and in written their ideas and arguments.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1st week: Introduction to the analytical category of identity 2nd week: Introduction to the analytical category of identity 3rd week; Narrative, memory and history 4th week: Political identities in early medieval Europe 5th week: Political identities in early medieval Europe 6th week: The construction of byzantine otherness by the Latins 7th week: The construction of byzantine otherness by the Latins 8th week: Byzantine identities and the construction of Latin otherness 9th week: Byzantine identities and the construction of Latin otherness 10th week Political, cultural and religious identities in the Kingdom of Sicily (12th c.) 11th week: Political, cultural and religious identities in the Kingdom of Sicily (12th c.) 12th week: Presentation of essays 13th week: Presentation of essays
Keywords
identity, otherness, memory, Medieval Europe, Byzantium, Norman Kingdom of Sicily
Educational Material Types
  • selected bibliography
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Seminars1505
Reading Assigment1505
Written assigments1505
Total45015
Student Assessment
Description
Students will have to study weekly specific bibliography (in Greek or English) and present, orally or in written, brief reports of their critical reading. They will also have to study and comment on specific sources of High Middle Ages. At the end of semester they have to present orally and then submit a written essay of c. 4000 words. Students’ evaluation will depend on their weekly presentations and their final written essay.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Anderson, Benedict. Φαντασιακές κοινότητες. Στοχασμοί για τις απαρχές και τη διάδοση του εθνικισμού. Mετάφρ. Π. Χαντζαρούλα. Αθήνα: Νεφέλη, 1997. • Assmann, Jan. Η πολιτισμική μνήμη. Γραφή, ανάμνηση και πολιτική ταυτότητα στους πρώιμους ανώτερους πολιτισμούς. Μετάφρ. Διαμαντής Παναγιωτόπουλος. Ηράκλειο: Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2017. • Goetz, Hans-Werner. “Gens, Kings and Kingdoms: The Franks.” Στο Regna and Gentes. The Relationship between Late Antique and Early Medieval Peoples and Kingdoms in the Transformation of the Roman World, επιμ. Walter Pohl, Hans-Werner Goetz και Jörg Jarmut, 307-344. Leiden: Brill, 2003. • Hall, Stuart και du Gay, Paul, επιμ. Questions of cultural identity. London: Sage Publications, 1996. • Hobsbawm Eric και Ranger Terence. Η επινόηση της παράδοσης. Μετάφρ. Θ. Αθανασίου. Αθήνα: Θεμέλιο, 2004. • Kaldellis, Anthony. Hellenism in Byzantium. The Transformations of Greek Identity and the Reception of the Classical Tradition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. • Λιάκος, Αντώνης. Πώς το παρελθόν γίνεται ιστορία;. Αθήνα: Πόλις, 2007. • Μπενβενίστε, Ρίκα. “Η κατασκευή της Ετερότητας στην ″Ιστορία του Αγίου Λουδοβίκου″.” Μνήμων 16 (1994): 71-94. • Page, Gill. Being Byzantine. Greek Identity before the Ottomans. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. • Pohl, Walter. “Telling the difference: Signs of Ethnic Identity.” Στο Strategies of Distinction. The Construction of Ethnic Communities, 300-800, επιμ. Pohl Walter και Reimitz Helmut, 17-69. Leiden: Brill, 1998. • Spiegel, Gabrielle M. The Past as Text. Theory and Practice of Medieval Historiography. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. • Τούντα Ελένη. Μεσαιωνικά Κάτοπτρα Εξουσίας. Ιστορικοί και Αφηγήματα στο Νορμανδικό Ιταλικό Νότο. Αθήνα: Ευρασία, 2012. • —. “Saints, rulers and communities: The Vitae of the Italo-Greek saints (tenth to eleventh centuries) and their audiences,” Journal of Medieval History 42.4 (2016): 429-455. • —. “The Perception of Difference and the Differences of Perception: The Image of the Norman Invaders in Southern Italy in Contemporary Western Medieval and Byzantine Sources.” Βυζαντινά Σύμμεικτα 20 (2010): 111-142.
Last Update
23-09-2018