Main Periods of Western History
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Course code
AIG6027.HT
old course code
AIG6027
Course title in Estonian
Ajaloo põhiperioodid
Course title in English
Main Periods of Western History
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
Supply learning conditions which:
-would enable the students to develop systematic overview of the main periods of western civilization and main events of each period;
-would enable students to acquire skills for defining the main stages of the development of human society, and the characteristic traits of each period;
-would enable students to develop overview of the connections between the historical and cultural heritage of each period with contemporary times.
Brief description of the course
Overview of European history and its main periods. Each period will be introduced through the main political events and structures, social trends, religious ideas, culture, and main achievements and innovations.
The course is an introduction and the topics covered will be covered in more detail during the more specific courses.

Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- can specify and describes the main stages in the development of the European civlisation;
- can specify the crucial events pertaining to the political, social and cultural development;
- shortly describes the statehood and the socity of every period;
- describes the essential characteristics of and the main trends of development in every period’s ideology and culture;
- understands the basic teminology pertaining to each epoch, and is able to use this for describing the past society.
Teacher
Helena Sepp, MA; Mirja Ots, MA; Sergei Stadnikov, MA; venekeelne rühm: Toomas Kravik, MA
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Art Education (KUKUB/15.FK)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/15.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/15.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/15.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/15.HT)
Anthropology (HIANB/15.HT)
Psychology (PSPSB/15.LT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/15.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/15.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/15.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/15.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/15.HT)
History (AIAJB/15.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/14.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/14.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/14.HT)
Psychology (PSPSB/14.LT)
History (AIAJB/14.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/14.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/14.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/14.HT)
Anthropology (HIANB/14.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/14.HT)
Film Arts (BFFVB/14.FK)
Asian Studies (HILAB/14.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/14.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/13.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/13.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/13.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/13.HT)
Psychology (PSPSB/13.LT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/13.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/13.HT)
History (AIAJB/13.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/13.HT)
Anthropology (HIANB/13.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/13.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/13.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/12.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/12.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/12.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/12.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/12.HT)
Film Arts (BFFVB/12.FK)
Russian Philology (SKVB/00.HT)
Anthropology (HIANB/12.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/12.HT)
History (AIAJB/12.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/12.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/12.HT)
Social Sciences (KKSB/12.YK)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/12.HT)
Environmental Management (MLKSB/11.LT)
Humanities (KKHB/11.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/11.HT)
Physics (with Minor Field of Study) (MLFB/11.LT)
Estonian Philology (EKEB/11.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/11.HT)
Theory of Culture (HIKTB/11.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/11.HT)
Reviewer-Editor (EKRTB/11.HT)
Music (KUMUB/11.FK)
Russian Language as a Foreign Language (SKVVB/11.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/11.HT)
Choreography (KUKOB/11.FK)
Humanities (KKHB/11_1.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/11.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/11.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/11.HT)
History (AIAJB/11.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/00.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/11_2.HT)
Estonian Philology (EKEB/10.HT)
Estonian as a Second Language and Estonian Culture (EKEVB/10.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/10.HT)
German Language and Culture (GRSB/10.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/10.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/10.HT)
Russian Language as a Foreign Language (SKVVB/10.HT)
Reviewer-Editor (EKRTB/10.HT)
History (AIAJB/10.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/10.HT)
Philosophy (HIFIB/10.HT)
Theory of Culture (HIKTB/10.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10_1.HT)
Physics (with Minor Field of Study) (MLFB/10.LT)
Film Arts (BFFVB/10.FK)
Choreography (KUKOB/10.FK)
Russian Language as a Foreign Language (SKVVB/10E.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10_2.HT)
Russian Philology (SKVB/10E.HT)
Humanities (KKHB/10.HT)
History (AIAJB/09.HT)
Theory of Culture (HIKTB/09.HT)
History (AIAJB/08.HT)
Film Arts (BFFVB/08.FK)
History (AIAJB/07.HT)
Asian Studies (HILAB/06.HT)
Romance Languages and Cultures (GRRB/00.HT)
Estonian Philology (EKEB/00.HT)
History (AIAJB/00.HT)
Finnish Philology (EKSOB/00.HT)
English Language and Culture (GRIB/00.HT)
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