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Raymond A. Jonas
HSTEU 511
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

Research seminar. This is the second quarter in the year-long research seminar sequence (HSTEU510-511-512). The sequence is open to History graduate students in all fields. It is required of all History graduate students whose primary field is in eastern, central, or western European history. Course content includes the completion of a seminar paper over the course of two quarters.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Seminar, independent research.

Recommended preparation

Completion of HSTEU 510 or HIST 595

Class assignments and grading

Assignments include the completion of a research prospectus with working bibliography; presentation and discussion of the prospectus; independent research in consultation with the instructor and subject specialists; completion and presentation of seminar paper drafts (in the second quarter, HSTEU512); presentation of article-length final draft (also in 2nd quarter) as a final assignment.


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.
Additional Information
Last Update by Raymond A. Jonas
Date: 01/18/2008