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History: Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence (including Economic History & Governance of Migration and Diversity)

New MA students (including those still in the admittance procedure) are required to attend the MA Introduction.
6 September 14:00 – 17:00 and 7 September 14:00 – 17:30 (Huizinga Building room number t.b.a.). Students starting September 2017 (for more information please contact the coordinator of studies Esther Buizer)

CMGI

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Literature Seminar

Migration and Integration 10

Research Seminar

You Are What You Eat: Gender, Class, Ethnicity and Food Culture 10
History of Migration and Diversity 10
The Business of Empire: Colonial and Imperial Entrepreneurship, 1415-1974 10
Connecting Dreams: Europe in Africa, Africa in Europe 10
The Making of a Criminal Migrant: Migration, Gender and Otherness, 1700-1940 10

Optional Courses

Optional Courses (MA History) 10

MA Thesis

MA Thesis Seminar CMGI (with EH) 0
MA Thesis History & Final Exam 30

Economic History

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Literature Seminar

Essential Readings in Economic History 10

Research Seminar

The Business of Empire: Colonial and Imperial Entrepreneurship, 1415-1974 10

Optional Courses

Optional Courses (MA History) 10

MA Thesis

MA Thesis Seminar CMGI (with EH) 0
MA Thesis History & Final Exam 30

Governance of Migration and Diversity

The master sub-specialisation Governance of Migration and Diversity is a cooperation between Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam. For more information have a look at our website.

For more information about the specific History track Governance of Migration and Diversity please contact Prof.dr. Marlou Schrover.

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Compulsory Courses

Governance of Migration and Diversity 5
Politics of Migration and Diversity 5
Sociology of Migration and Diversity 5

Research Seminar

History of Migration and Diversity 10

Optional Courses (choose one)

Urban Studies, Diversity & Design 5
Migration and International Development 5

MA Thesis

MA Thesis History & Final Exam 30

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Objectives

The programme has the following objectives:

  • 1) To enable students to acquire academic knowledge, understanding and skills, and train them in the use of scientific methods in the field of history;
  • 2) To enable students to develop the following academic and professional skill:
  • Independent academic reasoning and conduct,
  • The ability to analyse complex problems,
  • Academic reporting;
  • 3) To prepare students for an academic career and further education;
  • 4) To prepare students for a career outside academia.

Programme

The Master programme in History (60 EC) offers you the chance to determine a study based on your own particular interests and ambitions. With several specialisations on offer – each containing a number of specific subjects – you will pay specific attention to the development of theories on historical processes, historiography and methodology of historical research.

Structure

  • Literature Seminar 10 EC
  • Research Seminar 10 EC
  • Optional Course 10 EC
  • Thesis, Thesis Seminar and Exam 30 EC

Specialisations

The Master History programme has the following specialisations:
Ancient History
Archival Studies
Europe 1000-1800
Europaeum Programme – European History and Civilisation: Leiden-Oxford-Paris Programme
Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence
(with subtracks Economic History & Governance of Migration and Diversity)
Colonial and Global History
(with subtrack Maritime History)
Political Culture and National Identities
(with subtrack Political Debate)

Requirements for graduation in the specialisation

Masterlanguage

The language of instruction and examination of the programme is English and Dutch. Students are expected to have an adequate command of the language of instruction of the programme.

Coordinator of studies

Esther Buizer