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Western Colonialism and Imperialism

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: HI1440
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Göteborg
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
2 Closed GU-12715
Spring 2020
50% Day
Göteborg
Period: 20 January 2020 - 7 June 2020
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

The course offers an overview of European colonialism from the 15th to the 20th centuries, with the main focus on the imperial expansion in the 19th- and 20th centuries. Questions of driving forces and power-relations are addressed, as well as cultural perspectives on the encounters between the continents. Special attention is paid to different historical interpretations of imperialism. Moreover the importance of the colonial experience in present day world is discussed.

Course Syllabus

HI1440

Requirements and Selection

Requirements: General entrance requirements

Selection: Selection is based upon average grade from upper secondary school (34 %), the number of credits from previous university studies (33 %) and Högskoleprovet - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (33 %)

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 003 SEK
First payment: 21 003 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

Anders Simonsen
Contact form
031 - 786 5526
Besöksadress fr.o.m. 15 augusti 2017: Eklandagatan 86

Department

Department of Historical Studies
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: fr.o.m. 15 augusti 2017: Eklandagatan 86

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