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Africa History & Anthropology BA3:

Course
2019-2020

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African kingdoms and Empires to 19th Century: The Past in the Present

The course examines the social and political developments (daily lives, slavery, power relations, inequality, arts, science and technology) in pre-colonial African empires and kingdoms up till the 19th Century. It further observes how this deep history has played a role in today’s African conflicts (the past in the present) as well as the consequences of colonialism and Christianity on these developments.

Admission requirements

History students should have successfully completed their propaedeutic exam and both second-year BA-seminars, one of which in Algemene Geschiedenis.

Students of Afrikaanse Talen en Culturen should have successfully completed their propaedeutic exam and successfully completed their second year of study.

Description

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General learning objectives

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Learning objectives, pertaining to the specialisation

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Learning objectives, pertaining to this specific seminar

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Timetable

The timetable is available on the Rooster BA Geschiedenis

Rooster BA Afrikaanse Talen en Culturen

Mode of instruction

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Assessment

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Weighing

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Deadlines

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Written papers should be handed in on or before the given deadline

Resit

(https://www.student.universiteitleiden.nl/studie-en-studeren/studie/onderwijsinformatie/roosters/geesteswetenschappen/geschiedenis-ba?cf=geesteswetenschappen&cd=geschiedenis-ba#tab-3 )

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used for:

Reading list

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.

General information about uSis is available in [English](http://hum.leiden.edu/students/study-administration/usis-english.html and Dutch

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

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