Cultural History of the Western Slavs

Cultural History of the Western Slavs

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Rezoničnik Lidija, doc. dr. Sevšek Šramel Špela


The course Cultural History of the Western Slavs will shortly introduce students to the ethnogenesis of Slavs. The course concentrates on historical facts and conditions for the formation of west Slavic states, languages and cultures. Close reading of sources and also literary texts facilitate the explanation of the most important cultural orientation in the area of current states Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary as a basis of national literatures. From medieval and early modern history, the course deals with specific central European discourse making connection to west European discourse.