2021/2022

FALL MANDATORY COURSE OPTIONS

Byzantine Literature between Court, Church, and School (CC&Tutorial, Baukje van den Berg, 4 cr)

History of Dogma: From the Early Christian Times to the Reformation – East and West (CC&Tutorial, István Perczel, 4cr)

FALL ELECTIVE COURSE OPTIONS*

Empires (TS III, Ziemann, Radway, 2cr)

Gregory Bar 'Ebroyo (Barhebraeus): Laughable Stories - A Medieval Joke Collection in Classical Syriac (István Perczel,2 cr)

Advanced Source Readings in Ottoman Historiography (14th-16th Centuries) (Günhan Börekci, 2 cr)

What is Post-Classical Islam? New Trends in the Historiography of Late Medieval and Early Modern Islam (Tijana Krstic, 2cr)

Greek Reading Seminar I (István Bodnár, 2cr)

Ibn Khaldun's Muqaddima: History and Theory of the State - reading course (Aziz Al-Azmeh, 2 cr)

Modern Turkey: Religion, Culture, and Nation (Brett Wilson, 2 cr)

Modern History of the Middle East: Imperial and Post-Imperial Formations (Aziz Al-Azmeh, 2 cr)

Art in the Service of the Nation (Robyn Radway, 2 cr)

Emotions and Affect in History (Tolga Esmer, 2 cr)

Political Theology – Ancient and Modern (Gereby&Riedl, 2 cr)

Scripture and Authority in Book religions (Carsten Wilke, 2 cr)

WINTER MANDATORY COURSE OPTIONS

Themes of Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Philosophy (CC&Tutorial, Geréby&Perczel, 4 cr)

The Ottoman Empire, Islam, and the Early Modern Republic of Letters (CC&Tutorial, Tijana Krstic, 4 cr)

The Perfect Ambassador? International Relations and the Origins of Diplomacy (1500-1800) (Seminar&Tutorial, Hennings&Krstic, 4cr)

Men of Empire: Comparative Masculinities in the Worlds of the Ottomans and their Rivals c. 1800-1923 (Tolga Esmer, 4 cr)

Powers and People: Habsburg Central Europe 1500 to 1918 (Radway&Ziemann, 4 cr)

WINTER MANDATORY ELECTIVE COURSE **

Grand Debates in Mediterranean History (Historiography II, Esmer&Menze, 2 cr)

WINTER ELECTIVE COURSE OPTIONS

Byzantine Writers on the Lives of Saints and Emperors: Between Fact and Fiction (Baukje van den Berg, 2 cr)

Gospels, Graffiti, Grocery Lists: Writing Culture and Its Material Evidence in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Volker Menze, 2 cr)

The Bible for Medievalists (György Geréby, 2 cr)

Servus Servorum Dei: The Papacy from Its Origins to the Cadaver Synod (897) (Menze&Ziemann, 2cr)

Greek Reading Seminar II. (István Bodnár, 2cr)

Jews and Muslims (Carsten Wilke, 2 cr)

Global Histories of the Book (Robyn Radway, 2 cr)

Advanced Arabic Source Reading: Terms and Concepts (Sona Grigoryan, 2 cr)

Non-Western Historiography (Carsten Wilke, 2 cr)

Environment, Climate, and Empire in Eurasian History (1400-1800) (Günhan Börekci, 2 cr)

The Chosen in Faith: Religious Professionals in Islam and Christianity from the Medieval Times to the Advent of Modernity (Nikola Pantic, 2 cr)

*Please note that elective courses can be substituted by language courses not featured in this list. With any such request please contact Sona Grigoryan (grigoryans@ceu.edu) and your supervisor.

** This is a mandatory elective course which means that 2 out of your elective credits must come from this course!