Fall Term 2017-2018

September 18 - December 8, 2017

I. MA programs

Mandatory Courses (M)

M:
1YMA

Introduction to Interdisciplinary Medieval Studies
(the course is on every two weeks, it is together with the Faculty Research Seminar’s lectures on Wednesdays, 5.30 pm)

Balazs Nagy, Katalin Szende

M:

1YMA
2YMA 2nd Y

MA Thesis Seminar I (1 cr)

Group 1: Marcell Sebok
Group 2: Volker Menze
Both: Zsuzsa Reed

M:

1YMA
2YMA 1st Y

Academic Writing Seminar (1YMA, 2YMA in separate groups) (starting in the Pre-Session)

Timar Eszter,
Vera Eliasova

M:
2YMA 1st Y

HIME: Historiography (lecture)

Daniel Ziemann, Carsten Wilke

Mandatory Elective Courses (ME)

 Topical Survey courses (TS):

During two academic years 2YMA students have to take 2 TS courses (the suggested scheduling of courses is in the curriculum). They can be taken as electives.

ME:
2YMA

HIME: TS: Gender Histories

Gerhard Jaritz, Emese Lafferton

ME:
2YMA

HIME: TS: Urban History and Culture

Katalin Szende, Anna Mazanik

ME:

2YMA

HIME: TS: Ethnogenesis and Nation-Building

Daniel Ziemann, Balazs Trencsenyi

Core Classes (2 cr) plus tutorial elements (2 cr) (CC + t):

During two academic years 1YMA students have to take 2 core classes + tutorials, 2YMA students 3 core classes + tutorials. Core class (lecture) can be taken without the tutorial, but not vice versa. A core class without a tutorial is just an elective. They can be taken as electives.

ME:
1YMA

2YMA

CC + t: Great Themes of Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval Philosophy

Gyorgy Gereby, Istvan Perczel
TA: Anastasia Theologou

ME:
1YMA

2YMA

CC + t: Mongol Empire in Eurasia and its Impact on Central Europe

Jozsef Laszlovszky, Balazs Nagy, Stephen Pow (contributing)

ME:

1YMA 2YMA

CC + t: Saints and Society: Late Antique and Medieval Hagiography

Marianne Saghy
TA: Iliana Kandzha/Dan Knox

ME:

1YMA 2YMA

CC + t: Art and Liturgy

Bela Zsolt Szakacs
TA: Ines Ivic

ME:

1YMA 2YMA

CC + t: Sources, Methods and New Perspectives in Ottoman History (15th to 18th centuries)

Gunhan Borekci

SLTG/ATRS/Textual Skills

Please see more under “PhD Research Methodology Classes (mandatory elective) and Source Language Text Seminars.” Students can take max. only 3 cr (1YMA) or 4 cr (2YMA) from these type of courses per term.

SLTG

Latin Beginner I

Cristian Gaspar

SLTG

Latin Intermediate I

Cristian Gaspar

SLTG

Introduction to Classical Syriac

Istvan Perczel

SLTG

Greek Beginner

Gabor Buzasi

SLTG

Greek Intermediate

Gabor Buzasi

Please find more SLTG courses on the SLTG homepage.

Elective Classes

See more elective classes under “PhD Research Methodology Classes.” The level is the same.

E

Living and dying in/on the Mediterranean: Medicine, healthcare, and mortality from Late Antiquity to the Late medieval period

Volker Menze
TAs: Iuliana Soficaru, Matea Laginja

E

Angevin Europe and the Late Crusades

Marianne Saghy
TA: Miso Petrovic

E

How to Read Medieval Maps: A neglected source for answers on many different questions (12th to 16th c.)
(substitutes one course in Spring term)

Felicitas Schmieder

E

Animal Entanglements in the Middle Ages: From Meat to Metaphor

Alice M. Choyke,
Gerhard Jaritz

E

CHSP/MEDS: The Religious Aspects of Cultural Heritage

Marianne Saghy

E
/ can  substitute 1 TS for 2YMA

HIME: Historiography (seminar)

Daniel Ziemann, Carsten Wilke,
TA (Med.): Grabiela Rojas

E

Topics in Medieval Philosophy: Logic and Semantic Theory

Gyorgy Gereby

E

Bible for Medievalists

Gyorgy Gereby

E

Independent Study
(1YMA: max. 2 cr/year, 2YMA: 6 cr/2years)

Supervisor

E

Schisms and Divisions in Jewish History

Carsten Wilke

E

Foundations I: Scripture and Authority in Book Religions

Carsten Wilke

E: MA
Text R Sem: MA

Medieval Codicology: The Physical and Intellectual Production and Use of Manuscripts (8th-15th c.)

Anna Somfai

E: MA, PhD
Source Language Course: MA

Middle English Beginner

Tamas Karath

II. PhD program

PhD Mandatory Classes

M

Medieval Studies Doctoral Colloquium I

Floris Bernard, Alice M. Choyke

M

Advanced Research Methodology

Zsuzsa Reed

PhD Research Methodology Classes (mandatory elective) and Source Language Text Seminars

E: PhD, MA

Witchcraft and Magic in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe - Theory, Religion, and Practice

Gabor Klaniczay

E: PhD, MA

Scientific Revolution and the Republic of Letters

Marcell Sebok

E: PhD, MA

CHSP/MEDS: Gospels, Graffiti, Grocery Lists: Writing Culture and its Material Evidence in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Volker Menze

E: PhD

Independent Study

Supervisor

E: MA, PhD

Late Antique and Medieval Political Theology

Gyorgy Gereby

E: PhD, MA

Texting: Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Literature
(Fall: 1 cr, prerequisite for the Winter term course;
in Winter: 2 cr;
Fall course can substitute 1 cr in the Spring term
)

Zsuzsa Reed,
Floris Bernard and invited guests

E: PhD, MA
ATRS: MA

Advanced Source Reading Class in Ottoman Historiography (16th-17th Centuries)

Gunhan Borekci

E: PhD, MA
ATRS: MA

Byzantine spiritual theories 3. De oratione of Evagrius of Pontus (Advanced Greek reading seminar)

Gyorgy Gereby

E: PhD, MA
ATRS: MA

Advanced Text Reading Seminar - Syriac: The Book of the Holy Hierotheus

Istvan Perczel

E: PhD, MA
Text R Sem: MA

Latin Palaeography, Book hand (4th-15th c.)

Anna Somfai

E: PhD, MA
Text R Sem: MA

Reading Medieval Latin Charters (Paleography)

Katalin Szende

E: PhD, MA
Text R Sem: MA

Medieval Latin Literature and Modern Critical Theory: An Introduction

Cristian Gaspar

E: PhD, MA
Text R Sem: MA

Texts and Objects: Inscriptions and Descriptions in Byzantine Literature

Floris Bernard

Crosslisted courses

CHSP

Geospatial Humanities and Mapping Technologies

Viktor Lagutov

CHSP

Crowdsourcing and Social Media in Cultural Heritage Studies

Volodymyr Kulikov

CHSP

Language, Communities, and Heritage

Cristian Gaspar

HIST

The Caliphates (lecture)

Aziz Al-Azmeh

HIST

The Caliphates (seminar)

Aziz Al-Azmeh

Philosophy

Greek Reading Seminar

Istvan Bodnar

HIST

Religious and Political Thought in the Reformation (lecture)

Matthias Riedl

HIST

Religious and Political Thought in the Age of Reformation – Source Reading Seminar

Matthias Riedl

You can download the course list in pdf from the attachement here.