Middle Ages

Judith Froelich

Judith Froelich

Thyssen Postdoctoral Fellow (spring 2018)
Lecturer, Department of History, University of Zurich
Research Interests: Japanese premodern and modern history; and transnational history.
Julia McClure

Julia McClure

WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Assistant Professor of History, University of Warwick, UK

Research interests: Global and intellectual history, specializing in the late Middle Ages, Spanish Atlantic, and poverty history...

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Global Environmental History (HIST 1975)





Prof. Franz Josef Brueggemeier, Location: Robinson Hall 105, Meeting Time: Th., 4-6

The course will explore how different human societies have comprehended, used, adapted to and valued their natural environments and how these environments have shaped human behavior and the way their societies developed. The course will range from pre-historic times until the current debate about global warming. In doing so the course will also provide an introduction into the field of environmental history, its theories and methodologies and some of its most important works.