INTRODUCTION TO BALKAN HISTORY

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΙΣΤΟΡΙΑ ΧΩΡΩΝ ΧΕΡΣΟΝΗΣΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΑΙΜΟΥ / INTRODUCTION TO BALKAN HISTORY
CodeΙΧΑ101
FacultyPhilosophy
SchoolHistory and Archaeology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID280004567

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600133485
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
This subject traces back to the old program of studies. In the new programm it is renamed IXA 602. It is still valid for the students who follow the old programm. A basic knowledge of Modern Greek History is a prerequisite.
Learning Outcomes
The students get a basic knowledge of our broader region. The understand better our neighbours. They are able to compare and to analyse.
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1+2.The rise and expansion of the Ottoman Empire (14the- end of 16th century. 3+4. Destabilization and ongoing decay of the Ottoman Empire (end of the 16ht- beginning of the 19th century. 5.The period of reforms in the Ottoman Empire. From Selim III. to Abdul Hamid II. (1789-1976). 6. The national awakening in South-Eastern Europe (18th-19th century). The questioning of nation-state in the Balkans. The case of the Serbs. The Serbian uprisings (1804, 1815), the creation of the autonomous Serbian state (1830) and its evolution. The case of the Montenegrins and the peculiarities of Bosnia- Hercegovina 7.The Romanian national movement and the creation of the autonomous Romanian state(1859,1861). The belated Bulgarian national awakening. The Bulgarian Exarchy (1870) and the beginning of the Macedonian Question. 8.The national movement of the South Slavs in the Habsburg Empire/Austria- Hungary. A comparative approach of the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire. 9. The Eastern Crisis of 1875-1878. The Treaty of San Stefano and the Berlin Congress. The antagonism between Austria- Hungary and Russia in Southeastern Europe. 10.Southeastern Europe from the Berlin Congress to the Balkan Wars (1878-1912). Internal developments and foreign policy in Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro and Romania. The South Slavs and the Romanians in Austria- Hungary. 11. The Albanian national awakening. The Young Turks. The case of the Slavomacedonians. 12. The Balkan Wars (1912-1913). 13. The Balkans in the maelstrom of the First World War.
Keywords
Ottoman Empire, Balkans, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia, Romania, Eeastern Crisis, Young Turks, Balkan Wars, First Wold War.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Description
The most important point is the critical ability of the students.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Υπάρχει στο ΙΧΑ 602. Πρόκειται για το ίδιο μάθημα. Ως ΙΧΑ 101 προσφερόταν με το παλιό πρόγραμμα ως εισαγωγικό. Ως ΙΧΑ 602 είναι υποχρεωτικό ειδίκευσης με το νέο πρόγραμμα.
Last Update
09-01-2014