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HISA2 Identities in European History (e-learning course) 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in History
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the thematic courses, the student acknowledges the multidimensional nature of the field of historical studies. The student will also be able to analyze historical phenomena and their interconnections.

General description

The aim of the course is to examine, how ideas of identity are created, reinforced and modified in European history. This question will be studied from different viewpoints and time periods. The focus will be on the questions of language, politics and religion. These questions will be examined in different time periods and topics. Students will learn to use key concepts concerning European identity in history. Course takes place in web-based international and local study groups.


Students are required to have access to the Internet and possess elementary computer skills. They must be able to communicate in English, in writing.

Mode of teaching:

The course will be conducted in the Internet-based learning platform Moodle (Uni. of Turku) and in local study groups. The course will be organised at both local and international levels so that there will be mixed groups.
Assignments and presentations: Workshops, on-line forum discussions, analyses of primary-source material and course readings.

Enrolment for University Studies

Registration for the course start on December 3. 2018 and ends on January 21. 2019.

Enrolment for Open University Studies

Registration for the course start on December 3. 2018 and ends on January 21. 2019.


Anne Kupila, Teacher responsible

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