General information

Module title History of Culture. Intercultural perspective.
Language English
Module lecturer Dr hab. Krzysztof Moraczewski
Lecturer's email kmoracz@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position profesor nadzwyczajny
Faculty Faculty of Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (winter)
Duration 30
ECTS 4
USOS code HCI

Timetable

Module aim (aims)

1. The introduction of basic theoretical concepts in history of mentality and historical anthropology.
2. The analysis of chosen examples of historical intercultural processess.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Not relevant

Syllabus

General Concepts in Cultural History: The Tradition of ‘Annales’
General Concepts in Cultural History: Microhistory
General Concepts in Cultural History: Historical Anthropology
Hybrydization as Historical Process: Iranian Interpretations of Christianity
Hybrydization as Historical Process: Greek Interpretations of Christianity
Hybrydization as Historical Process: Transformation of Bhuddism in Japan of pre-Meiji era
`Violence as a Form of Intercultural Contact: The First Crusade
Violence as a Form of Intercultural Contact: The Conquest of Mexico
The Birth of ‘Gun and Horse Civilisation’ in American Plains
Intercultural Exchange: The Christianization of Early Medieval Scandinavia
Intercultural Exchange: Italian Adaptation of Syrian Financial Practices in 15th century
Protoglobalization: The Roman Mediterranean
Conclusions: Historical material in Cultural Studies

Reading list

A. Gurevich, Historical Anthropology of Middle Ages
F. Braudel, Civilisation and Capitalism
C. Ginzburg, The Cheese and the Worms
P. Veyne, When Our World Became Christian
P. Veyne, The Roman Empire
S. Runciman, History of the Crusades