HIST2007 - Nationalism, Imperialism and Democratization after 1750


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours E

Course content

The themes covered in the course can be taken from different time periods and from different geographical locations in Europe or elsewhere, but a recurring feature of the course is that the themes will be examined from a number of different perspectives or through different historiographical lenses. The course will provide students with solid foundations in theoretical and methodical questions connected to the themes that are taught.

The themes that will be offered in the course will change from year to year, depending on who is teaching the course. The themes offered will normally be decided depending on the research interests of the lecturers involved in the course. Information on topics for the academic year is found under studies on the webpage for the department with academic responsibility.

Learning outcome

A candidate who passes this course is expected to have the following learning outcome according to the course curriculum, defined as knowledge, skills and general competence:


The candidate

  • has comprehensive knowledge about the specific themes taught in the course.
  • has an overview over important debates in the specific themes which the course focuses on
  • has knowledge about the different theoretical and methodological perspectives and approaches to the field


The candidate

  • is able to account for, to analyze and discuss the dilemmas and questions connected to the theme
  • is able to reflect in writing and in discussions over central debates in the theme by utilizing relevant historical methods and concepts
  • is able to aply empirical knowledge and theoretical pespectives of this period in independent analysis.

General competence

The candidate

  • is able to engage in discussions and has insights into relevant ethical considerations and is therefore able to analyse a problem from different perspectives. Critical thinking is central here.
  • is able to convey key issues such as historical insight and theory through experience with handling large amounts of information, and is able to present findings both in writing and verbally, or through other revelant modes of expression
  • is able to plan and execute assignments over time

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars. One take-home assignment, evaluated as approved/not approved.

Compulsory assignments

  • Assignment

Further on evaluation

Four-hour final written examination.

Required previous knowledge


Course materials

See curriculum published at the start of the semester, and other materials (readings and lecture lists and other relevant information) published on Blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HIST2625 7.5 AUTUMN 2018
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • History
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Modern History and Society


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 E 2023-12-06 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL520 Sluppenvegen 14 1
SL110 lilla sone Sluppenvegen 14 57
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 E 2024-05-30 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL410 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 2
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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