This course focuses on different historical examples of political violence both from "below" and "above" such as popular risings, revolutions and counter-revolutions, terrorism and state-sanctioned terror and discusses how these examples can be understood and interpreted. Within the course, political/ideological as well as social, religious and other relevant and/or perceived causes for political violence will be discussed and analysed, as well as the relevance of these historical examples for the understanding of contemporary developments.
The course requires access to a computer with internet connection, as well as a webcam and a headset which can be connected to the computer.
University: 90 ECTS credits in history or history of science and ideas, or a Degree encompassing at least 180 ECTS credits, or similar. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Online applications are now open. You will be transferred to Universityadmissions.se.
Application deadline is
15 October 2018.