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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Vjeran I. Pavlakovic
EURO 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Class description

Students will learn about and discuss the exciting events of 1989 and after in Eastern Europe. While a historical overview of Eastern Europe in the 20th century is one component of the class, interpretations of how "revolutionary" 1989 really was and developments in the post-communist era will also be covered in the course.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

The class is heavily oriented towards readings and in-class discussions. Students will have the opportunity to focus on specific countries/regions for the time period of the class.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

There will be reading assignments every week, as well as a substantial research paper at the end of the course.

Participation, the research paper, and several shorter assignments.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Vjeran I. Pavlakovic
Date: 03/16/2006