The Baltic Sea: Warfare and Society from the Vikings to c. 1600, 7.5 credits

About the education

The course deals with central themes in the history of the Baltic Sea area from the Viking Age to approximately 1600, especially the importance of the war and the military organization for social development. The course consists of on-campus seminars and presents and discusses relevant literature and theories on dynamics and politics in pre-modern societies linked to networks, trade and commerce and the circulation of knowledge.

Subject: History

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Area of interest: Arts and Humanities

How are different cultures created and how do they affect us? Arts and Humanities is an area of interest that includes a wide variety of subjects such as Archaeology, Philosophy, History, Religion, Ethnology, Literature, and Theatre and Performance Studies. In one way or another these subjects are an expression of how culture affects human beings and society. As a student you will improve your analytical skills and learn to identify different lines of development, often in an interdisciplinary context.

Studies within Arts and Humanities give you broad general competence that is very useful in the job market, where autonomy, analytical and communication skills are in great demand.

Department responsible for education

Department of History