Sylabus předmětu RRHRE - Historical role of Europe in world's politics and economy (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: Historical role of Europe in world's politics and economy
Course title in English: Historical role of Europe in world's politics and economy
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (4 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
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Course supervisor:
Mgr. Martin Hrabálek, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Mgr. Martin Hrabálek, Ph.D. (examiner, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Ondřej Mocek, Ph.D. (lecturer, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of this course is to describe and analyze the role Europe has playes in world politics and economy in the las 500 years. Attention is given both to the colonial empires and forming of relations with current developing states and to the intra-European issues. Specific attention is given to the process of European integration in the second half of the 20th century. After passing this course the students should be able to understand historical roots of European integration and of the relations of the EU with the rest of the world.
Course content:
The starting position of Europe and other continents at the begining of colonization (allowance 1/0)
European states and the process of colonization (allowance 0/0)
3.Historical development of Europe until the end of 18th century (allowance 0/0)
4.19th century - The concert of Europe (allowance 0/0)
World wars and their impact on European role in world politics and economy (allowance 0/0)
After-war reconstruction of Europe and the begining of European integration (allowance 0/0)
The process of decolonization after WWII (allowance 0/0)
Europen integration until the Treaty of Maastricht (allowance 0/0)
European integration in the 90s (allowance 0/0)
Eastern enlargement and its impact on European integration (allowance 0/0)
Lisbon Treaty and the future of European integration (allowance 0/0)
Current role of Europe in world politics and economy (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
26 h
preparation for exam
24 h
preparation for regular assessment44 h
writing of seminar paper18 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
To successfuly pass the course, the students have to be active during the lessons, to discuss and to write a seminary paper. The final exam will consist of several open questions.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendance
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
NIALL, F. Civilization: The West and the Rest. London: Penguin Books, 2012. 432 p. ISBN 978-0-14-312206-7.
FIALA, P. -- PITROVÁ, M. Evropská unie. 2nd ed. Brno: Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2009. 803 p. ISBN 978-80-7325-223-6.
GILBERT, M. European Integration: A Concise History. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2012. 296 p. ISBN 978-0-74-256664-4.
HODULÁK, V. -- KRPEC, O. Evropa ve světové ekonomice - historická perspektiva. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2012. 414 p. ISBN 978-80-210-6146-0.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track ES European Studies, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
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Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 11/09/2015.

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