DIS Copenhagen - History

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DIS Copenhagen - History

History 
Europe is the cradle of liberal democracy, civil rights, Western culture, and secular civilization, yet also shaped by colonialist expansion, social engineering, and brutal tyrannies. In this program, travers the ambiguities of European history.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Unfold the competing narratives of Europe through a study of contemporary discourses in memory studies and the field of history 
  • Embark on a journey into European intellectual, artistic, religious, political, economic, social, technological, and military history
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to experience history at the very sites where significant events took place

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study history or want to understand the interplay between Europe's past and current European identities. 

CORE COURSE

Competing Narratives: Modern European History
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Study how selective ways of remembering Europe's past have shaped collective and individual identities. This course examines the complex web of competing historical narratives, studying concepts and discourses in the contemporary field of history and memory studies. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Berlin-Warsaw 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Northern Germany-Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 

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Subjects

  • History
  • European Studies

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