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Ongoing Research Projects, 14th Wave (Prospective Graduates of 2012), Working Topics


February 11th 2010. In order to work efficiently, if (1) you look enough into the matter to find out that you really want to write on the topic you chose, (2) try find relevant sources (websites, books, articles), and (3) in the latter are books, figure out how to access them (are they accessible online ? does a library you may be able to access have them ? or do you need to purchase them ? A book you order from abroad may take weeks, if not months, to arrive. And this is the time you may save if you order a book prior to the summer vacation.

February 11th 2010. The following criteria have to be fulfilled in order to earn a 'pass' mark : (1) a reference list, (2) a table of contents, and (3) a sample chapter have to be submitted. It is understood that all materials, until the submission of the final paper, are subject to change.

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Student Working Title Student's Log Teacher's Log Number
of Entries
Date of
Last Entry

HSM Social Unrest and Urbanization in India, Indonesia and South Korea, 1940s to 1960s HSM's Log Teacher's Log 3 18 10 '11
KMJ The Gender Issue in the Modern History of Turkey : The Discrepancy between modernization of legal institutions and social customs KMJ's Log Teacher's Log 10 Oct. 24 '11
JCW A Comparison of the Mining and Metallurgic Industry in Germany, Japan, Russia, the U.S, and Chile 1850-1950 JCW's Log Teacher's Log 1 Oct. 27 '11
JCW Germany before Unification JCW's Log Teacher's Log
BJH Election Engineering in West Africa BJH's Log Teacher's Log 3 Sep. 5 '11
PEY The Germany Coverage in South Korean and British Newsreels PEY's Log Teacher's Log
YIS The Contribution of British Entrepreneurs to the Industrial Revolution on the European Continent YIS's Log Teacher's Log 4 Sep. 5 '11
RSH A Utopian Concept Becoming Political Reality: Richard Nikolaus Graf Coudenove Kalergi and the Paneuropa Movement from 1920 to 1950 RSH's Log Teacher's Log 5 Dec. 14 '10
PH The 1956 Hungarian Revolution and the Western Intervention: Expectations and Reality PH's Log Teacher's Log 3 Dec. 14 '10
KHB The Campaign for Woman's Right to Vote as Reflected in the New Zealand Press KHB's Log Teacher's Log 7 Oct. 8 2011
BSM Comparison of Korean and British Newsreels on Korean Historical Events BSM's Log Teacher's Log 2 Jun 1 '11
LJH The European Struggle for the Nile Valley and the Motives and Factors Behind the British Decision to Invade the Sudan LJH's Log Teacher's Log 5 Sep. 9 '11
KDH Comparative History of Education in (British) Egypt and (French) Algeria KDH's Log Teacher's Log 2 Dec. 13 '10