Global Migration History

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Doel vak

Students will develop a familiarity with human movement throughout
history and learn to see global history as a history of human mobility.
They will acquire knowledge of key literature in the field, learn to
apply the concepts and terminology used by the historians and social
scientists, and to use sources to reconstruct migration flows and
experiences. They will also practice the presentation of case studies.

Inhoud vak

This course approaches migration as a universal phenomenon throughout
human history. This course will first offer an introduction in concepts
and terminology. Recent interdisciplinary trends in the field of global
migration history will be discussed.


The course will be a combination of lectures and discussion. Students
should come prepared to discuss readings assigned for each class and
answer questions on them. Questions will be posted on Blackboard. Some
of the discussions will be in the form of group assignments where
students will discuss questions in groups and then report back to the


Short response papers, a midterm essay and a final research paper.
Research papers can be based on literature, an ethnographic case study,
an oral history, or a visual investigation (photo essay).

Vereiste voorkennis

At least one year of history or social sciences.


Book chapters and articles as indicated in the syllabus.


Students BA2 Geschiedenis (major Global History); other social science
and history students, including exchange students.

Overige informatie

This course is obligatory for BA2 students in the Global History track.
The course is a prerequisite for third-year Global History courses.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_GABAGES218
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 200
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. P.D. Nyiri
Examinator prof. dr. P.D. Nyiri
Docenten prof. dr. P.D. Nyiri

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