Studies in Contemporary Germany: Politics, Society and Culture: MA Program

 

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Compulsory Classes

54699

2 c.p.

Research Methods

 

 

Prof. Gili S. Drori

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54677

1 c.p.

European Forum’s Colloquium A

 

 

Prof. Gisela Dachs

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

28.10.2020

 

23.12.2020

 

 

 

 

11.11.2020

 

06.01.2021

 

 

 

 

25.11.2020

 

20.01.2021

 

 

 

 

02.12.2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

54777

1 c.p.

European Forum’s Colloquium B

 

 

Prof. Gisela Dachs

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205| Faculty of Humanities

 

 

17.03.2021

 

02.06.2021

 

 

 

 

21.04.2021

 

16.06.2021

 

 

 

 

28.04.2021

 

30.06.2021

 

 

 

 

19.05.2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simulation Workshops

54623

1 c.p.

NATO after COVID

 

 

Mr. Tamir Sinai

 

 

Preparatory meeting:

 

 

Wednesday| 16.12.2020 | 18:30-22:15

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Simulation Workshop:

 

 

Thursday | 17.12.2020 | 08:30-18:15

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

54851

1 c.p.

Negotiating a European-wide Ecological Transition – Towards a European Green Deal

 

 

Mr. Louis Bernard

 

 

Preparatory meeting:

 

 

Wednesday | 05.05.2021| 18:30-22:15

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Simulation Workshop:

 

 

Thursday | 06.05.2021 | 08:30-18:15

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Courses

54806

2 c.p.

German Culture, Film and Theater

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 08:30-10:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54620

2 c.p.

Still an Economic Superpower? - The Political Economy of Germany from a Comparative Perspective

 

 

Dr. Ina Kubbe

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54835

2 c.p.

Media and Society in Germany - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

 

 

Prof. Gisela Dachs

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54613

2 c.p.

Image(s) of the East - A Visual History of the GDR

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elective Compulsory Courses

 

 

 

54611

2 c.p.

Unstable Ground: Anglo-German Relations during the 19th and 20th Centuries

 

 

Dr. Oded Steinberg

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54612

2 c.p.

Digital Memory Culture

 

 

Dr. Tobias Ebbrecht-Hartmann

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54615

2 c.p.

Borders and Identity in Germany: A Historical View

 

 

Dr. Oded Steinberg

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 08:30-10:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54617

2 c.p.

Destruction, Construction, Reconstruction: Shaping Berlin's Space and Image

 

 

Dr. Kobi Ben-Meir

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54618

2 c.p.

Study Excursion: Destruction, Construction, Reconstruction: Shaping Berlin's Space and Image

 

 

Dr. Kobi Ben-Meir

 

 

Spring term | 25.05-01.06.2021

 

 

 

 

 

54823

2 c.p.

Study Excursion: Social and Cultural History in the Heart of Europe

 

 

Prof. Kurt Scharr

 

 

Spring term | 25.06-02.07.2021

 

 

Preparatory meetings:

 

 

Tuesday, 04.05.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 06.05.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 09.05.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54852

1 c.p.

Environmentalism: Policy and Social Movement in Europe

 

 

Dr. Markus Hadler

 

 

Spring term | Intensive course

 

 

Tuesday, 16.03.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 18.03.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 21.03.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Tuesday, 23.03.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54624

1 c.p.

The European Museum: History, Identity and Knowledge

 

 

Prof. Dirk Rupnow

 

 

Spring term | Intensive course

 

 

Sunday, 18.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Tuesday, 20.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 22.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 25.04.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Tuesday, 27.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 29.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54853

1 c.p.

Nuclear Proliferation Deterrence and Arms Control: Challenges and Policy Options for Europe

 

 

Dr. Martin Senn

 

 

Spring term | Intensive course

 

 

Sunday, 25.04.2021 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Tuesday, 27.04.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 29.04.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 02.05.2021 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Room 26502 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54622

1 c.p.

Transatlantic Relations and European Security in an Era of Great Power Competition

 

 

Prof. Luis Simon

 

 

Fall term | Intensive course

 

 

Thursday, 26.11.2020 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 29.11.2020 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Tuesday, 01.12.2020 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Thursday, 03.12.2020 | 16:30-20:00

 

 

Sunday, 06.12.2020 | 18:30-20:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

54800

2 c.p.

Introduction to the European Union: a Unique Supranational Beast

 

 

Dr. Maya Sion-Tzidkiyahu

 

 

Fall term | Monday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54946

2 c.p.

Study Trip to the EU Institutions in Brussels

 

 

Dr. Maya Sion-Tzidkiyahu

 

 

Fall term | 28.02-05.03.2021

 

 

 

 

 

54626

2 c.p.

German Media between Printed Press and Digital Networks

 

 

Prof. Gisela Dachs

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 14:30-16:00

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

54619

2 c.p.

Internship for Students of the European Forum

 

 

Dr. Maya Sion-Tzidkiyahu

 

 

Annual | Wednesday | 18:30-20:00 & Sunday, 21.02.2021, 10:30-18:00

 

 

21.10.2021

 

30.12.2020

 

12.05.2021

 

 

 

04.11.2020

 

13.01.2021

 

09.06.2021

 

 

 

18.11.2020

 

21.02.2021

10:30-18:00

23.06.2021

 

 

 

09.12.2020

 

10.03.2021

 

 

 

 

 

Room 6205 | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elective Courses

 

 

 

39856

4 c.p.

The Compensation Project: Reparations for Historical Wrongs in Europe after 1945

 

 

Dr. Iris Nachum

 

 

Spring term | Monday & Wednesday | 10:30-12:00

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

32839

2 c.p.

Polemic and Fascination: The Quran in German translation

 

 

Prof. Michael Fisch

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

 

 

 

32840

2 c.p.

World Lost, World Regained: German Intellectuals in America

 

 

Dr. Tamar Abramov

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 16:30-18:00

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Humanities

 

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

56886

4 c.p.

Fundamental Issues in Political Theory: Ideologies

 

 

Dr. Efraim Podoksik

 

 

Annual | Monday | 19:00-20:45

 

 

Room 4326 | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

32809

2 c.p.

German Modernism in Literature and Theory

 

 

Prof. Vivian Liska

 

 

Spring term | Monday | 13:00-14:45

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

32870

2 c.p.

One Hundred Years of Paul Celan

 

 

Prof. Michael Fisch

 

 

Fall term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Social Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

32871

2 c.p.

Death and Crime: Ingeborg Bachmann

 

 

Prof. Michael Fisch

 

 

Spring term | Wednesday | 12:30-14:00

 

 

Room TBA | Faculty of Humanities