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Term Paper Topics 16th Waves 2011 March



This semester students are to write a term paper (50 %) [remainder : 10 % for quiz scores, 40 % presentations & discussion, no term tests.]

Outline due April 1st, Timeline May 1st, final draft May 25th.
First Round of Presentations : around April 1st, second round of presentations : around May 1st
Paper Topics cover a wide range. First presentation : prepare a handout, provide information about your sources, give a hypothesis or two, present on one specific aspect of your topic, how you want to tackle it; calculate 15 minutes for presentation and discussion together. Second presentation : Try to cover giving an overview over your entire topic. Again max. 15 minutes for presentation and discussion combined.

List of Paper Topics :
        
(1)      SSH      A History of Paganism in Modern Europe
(2)      LHJ      A Political, Economic and Social History of the Balkan Countries
(3)      LJH      A Political, Economic and Social History of Scandinavia
(4)           A Political, Economic and Social History of the Low Countries
(5)           A Political, Economic and Social History of the Alpine Region
(6)      LSH      A Political, Economic and Social History of the Iberian Peninsula
(7)      JSY      Europe's cities in the 16th century
(8)           Europe's cities in the 17th century
(9)      CND      Europe's cities in the 18th century
(10)      LEJ      Europe's cities in the 19th century
(11)      PSM      A European History of Shipbuilding and Navigation

(12)      KNR      The Potato in the History of European Agriculture and Cuisine
(13)           Wheat in the History of European Agriculture and Cuisine
(14)      KHC      European History of Wine Cultivation, Trade and Consumption
(15)      KHS      A European History of the Brewery, Trade and Consumption of Beer
(16)           Processions and Pilgrimages in European History
(17)      HYW      A European History of Galleries and Musea
(18)      HIC      Comparative History of Military Fortifications : Scandinavia and the British Islands
(19)           Comparative History of Military Fortifications : The Iberian and Italian Peninsula
(20)           Comparative History of Military Fortifications : The Low Countries and the Alpine Region
(21)      KSH      A Comparative History of Baltic Sea and Mediterranean Trade

(22)           The Rhine in European History
(23)           The Danube in European History
(24)           The Volga in Russian History
(25)      KHU      The Alps in European History
(26)      OTS      The English Channel in European History
(27)           The Øresund (the Sound) in European History
(28)           Central and Remote Regions in History : Norway
(29)      Cartesius      Central and Remote Regions in History : France
(30)      KHR      Central and Remote Regions in History : Italy

When you create the timeline, keep notes where you found which bit of information.

First claim, by email, gets the topic; every topic only once.




         November 25th 2010; altered December 29th 2010          Alexander Ganse






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