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Raymond A. Jonas
HSTEU 510
Seattle Campus

Core Seminar in the History of Modern Europe

An introduction to historiographical classics and exemplary new works in the various fields of modern European history. Members of the seminar choose research topics and present the results of their research to the seminar.

Class description

European research seminar. This is the first quarter of the three quarter European seminar sequence (HSTEU510-511-512) required of all History graduate students whose primary field concerns eastern, central, or western European history. In autumn quarter, course content is identical to that for HIST595 “Historical Practices,” which meets concurrently. (Please see course description HIST595; see also link below.) Those enrolled in HSTEU510, however, continue with in winter and spring quarters as members of HSTEU511 and HSTEU512, and complete a seminar paper.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Graduate status in History graduate program or, with approval of instructor, graduate standing in the program of an allied discipline.

Class assignments and grading

Four exercises (papers, typically), each worth 25% of grade.


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.
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Last Update by Raymond A. Jonas
Date: 09/14/2007