Checking date: 28/03/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Cultural History
Bachelor in Cultural Studies (Plan: 435 - Estudio: 364)

Coordinating teacher: HERAS HERRERO, BEATRIZ DE LAS

Department assigned to the subject: Humanities: History, Geography and Art Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
There are no special preparations needed.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Offering a privileged and transdisciplinary perspective from which to contemplate many of the current transformations of our information society through a historical journey to try to understand. Hence, this course will focus on the historical development of some forms of cultural representation and technologies from a cultural standpoint. They provide analysis and study models from Antiquity to the Present Time: - Introduction to Cultural History. - Culture, image and Classical World. - Books, reading and writing of the manuscript to the printer. - Culture, society and technology in the Present Time
Learning activities and methodology
Acquisition of knowledge and skills (4 ECTS) through lectures, teaching materials developed by teachers -dossiers with outlines, recommended readings, texts and documents, power point presentations for each teaching unit, network documentation-, required specialized reading and through personal work study students face and online tutoring. Some visit -exhibitions, file ... - seminar or conference and complete this content.   The theoretical knowledge are related to studies on the documentation provided with the skills and abilities in integrated education. It is related to competencies 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Acquisition of skills and abilities (2 ECTS) through text comments, the case analysis and discussion of readings and a critical memory compulsory individually. It relates to the competencies 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Burke, Peter. Formas de historia cultural,. Alianza. 2000
  • Burke, Peter. ¿Qué es la historia cultural?,. Paidos. 2015
  • Chartier, Roger. El mundo como representación,. Gedisa. 1992
  • Daniel, U., . Compendio de historia cultural,. Alianza. 2005
  • Geertz, C.,. La interpretación de las culturas,. Gedisa. 2000
  • Harris, Marvin,. Teorías de la cultura en la era posmoderna,. Critica. 2000
  • Poirrier, Ph. (ed.),. La Historia Cultural, ¿un giro historiográfico mundial?,. s. 2012
  • Pons, A. y Serna, J.,. La historia cultural. Autores, obras, lugares, . Akal. 2005

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.