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Western Colonialism and Imperialism

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: HI1440

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

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


Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
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
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Renströmsgatan 6

Annika Pihl
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031 - 786 5526
Renströmsgatan 6


Department of Historical Studies
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Renströmsgatan 6

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