History of the Contemporary World
|Number of hours||45hrs|
This course will analyze the history of the world from about 1800 to the present day. It will broaden the students' understanding of current issues and phenomena through the analysis of selected historical developments of the present era such as the Industrial Revolution, the multiplication of cities, the rise of new ideologies such as Feminism, Socialism, Marxism, Fascism, Internationalism, Neo-Liberalism and Neo-Conservatism, as well as through the study of important conflicts such as the two World Wars, the Bolshevik Revolution or the Cold War. It will also look into the scope of environmental changes and the place of new technologies in contemporary societies.