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Join-in courses 2020-2021

Join-in courses are MA-courses in medieval topics given in set MA-programs of the six participant universities of the Research School. On request, such courses are accessible to MA-students from other (Dutch) universities. Course loads and number of credit points to be obtained are usually between 5 and 10 ECTS. Join-in courses, completed at other universities than the student’s home university, may count towards the 10 ECTS which students are required to take with the Research School.

List per participating university, based on MA-programs 2020-2021

  1. Leiden
  2. Groningen
  3. Utrecht
  4. Amsterdam - UvA
  5. Amsterdam - VU
  6. Nijmegen

Leiden

‘(Re)framing Past and Present in Narrative Sources from the Low Countries (c. 1250-1800)’
[*(passive) knowledge of the Dutch language is required]
Teachers: dr. B.J.M. Caers and dr. D.J.C. Schoenaers
Format: research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Slavery in Europe’s Frontier Zones 1300-1800: Networks, Knowledge, and Labour’
Teachers: dr. C.V. Weeda and dr. F. Rosu
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘The Epic Course: A Pre-Modern Genre in the Modern Digital Realm’
Teachers: dr. E.J.M. Grootveld, dr. A.D.M. van de Haar, J.M. Müller, PhD, dr. K.A. Murchison, dr. B.J.M. Caers
Format: research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘La Querelle des Femmes: Gender and Textual Revolution in Medieval England and France’
Teacher: dr. K.A. Murchison
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Magic and Medicine in Early Medieval England: Charms, Cures, and Curses’
Teacher: dr. M.H. Porck
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Fremde Welten. Reiseliteratur vom Mittelalter bis Heute’
[*course language: German]

Teacher: J.M. Müller, PhD
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Littérature et pédagogie du Moyen Âge aux Temps modernes’
[*course language: French]
Teacher: dr. A.D.M. van de Haar
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 10 ECTS  

‘Letteratura (anti)eroica: trasformare, adattare, riscrivere’
[*course language: Italian]
Teacher: dr. E.J.M. Grootveld
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Nederlandse dialogen van de dertiende eeuw to nu: geschiedenis en gebruik’
[*course language: Dutch]
Teacher: dr. G. Warnar
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Literatuur en auteurschap in de Middeleeuwen en Vroegmoderne Tijd’
[*course language: Dutch]
Teachers: dr. O. van Marion and dr. G. Warnar
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Culture and Conquest: The Impact of the Mongols and their Descendants’
Teachers: dr. G.R. van den Berg and T.X. Jones, MA
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Culture and Society in the Medieval Muslim World’
[*reading knowledge of Arabic required; contact teacher]

Teacher: dr. J. Bruning
Format : research seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 10 ECTS

Groningen

‘Digital Approaches to the Premodern World’
Teacher: dr. A. van Steensel
Period: semester Ia
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Schrift, Handruk en Druk I and II’
Teachers: prof. dr. S. Corbellini and dr. K. Heidecker
Period: semesters I and II
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Urban Governance and (Un)Sustainability’
Teacher: dr. A. van Steensel 
Period: semester I
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Religious Heritage of the Middle Ages: Space, Time and Ritual (12th-13th c.)’
Teacher: dr. B. Hellemans
Period: semester II
Course load: 10 ECTS

'Reading Cultures in Premodern Europe'
Teacher: prof. dr. S. Corbellini and dr. M. Hoogvliet 
Period: Semester II
Course load: 10 ECTS

'Passions of the Sould'
Teachers: prof. dr. B. Ramakers and prof. dr. C. Santing
Period: Semester I
Course load: 10 ECTS

'The World of Women in Early Medieval Lit'
Teacher: Dr. K. Olsen
Period: Semester I b
Course load: 5 ECTS

'Langland's Piers Plowman'
Teacher: prof. dr. S.I. Sobecki
Period: Semester II a
Course load: 5 ECTS

'Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde'
Teacher: prof. dr. S.I. Sobecki
Period: Semester II b
Course load: 5 ECTS

'Crime and Punishment: Law and Literature in Medieval England'
Teacher: prof. dr. S.I. Sobecki
Period: Semester II b
Course load: 5 ECTS

Utrecht

‘Research Seminar: Medieval History’
Teacher: Dr. C. van Rhijn
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 1
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Research Seminar: Medieval Literature’
Teacher: Prof. dr. B. Besamusca
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 1
Course load: 5 ECTS

'The Potential of the Past: The Classical Tradition'
Teacher: Dr. R. Strootman
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 1
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Latin Culture of the Middle Ages’
Teacher: Dr. R. Flierman
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 1
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

‘Early Medieval History and Pseudo-History in the Insular World I'
[It is assumed that students have sufficient knowledge of their primary language (Latin, Old English or Old Irish / Middle Welsh) to participate fully in the course.]
Teacher: Dr. M.P.J. Cole
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 1
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

‘Advanced Medieval History’
Teacher: Dr. C. van Rhijn
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 2
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Knowledge and Skills: Medieval Palaeography’
Teacher: Prof. dr. M. Mostert
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: Semester 1, period 2
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Media and Persuasion in Premodern Europe’
Teacher: Dr. K. Lavéant
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 2
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Early Medieval History and Pseudo-History in the Insular World II’
[It is assumed that students have sufficient knowledge of their primary language (Latin, Old English or Old Irish / Middle Welsh) to participate fully in the course.]
Teacher: Dr. A. Griffith
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 1, period 2
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

‘Medieval Written Culture 1’
Teacher: Prof. dr. M. Mostert
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 2, period 3
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Early Medieval Insular Religion’
[It is assumed that students have sufficient knowledge of their primary language (Latin, Old English or Old Irish / Middle Welsh) to participate fully in the course.]
Teacher: Prof. Dr. H.G.E. Rose
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 2, period 3
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

‘Early Medieval Insular Law’
[It is assumed that students have sufficient knowledge of their primary language (Latin, Old English or Old Irish / Middle Welsh) to participate fully in the course.]
Teacher: Prof. dr. P.C.H. Schrijver
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 2, period 3
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

‘Medieval Written Culture 2’
Teacher: Prof. dr. M. Mostert
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 2, period 4
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Literature and Premodern Societies’
Teacher: Prof. dr. A.J. Hoenselaars
Format: lectures + seminar
Period: semester 2, period 4
Course load: 5 ECTS
*also as optional course

Amsterdam - UvA

‘Middeleeuwse lezers en hun boeken’
Teacher: Prof. dr. I. van Renswoude
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

‘Manuscript en miniatuur’
Teachers: dr. E.M. Mulders and prof. dr. I. van Renswoude
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

‘Het lichaam in de Middeleeuwen’
Teacher: dr. W.A.W. van Welie-Vink
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

‘Zorgen voor het zelf. Groep en individu in het tweede milennium na Christus (ca. 1000-2000)’
Teacher: dr. F.W.G.W. Camphuijsen
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

‘Dante’s Divine Comedy and its Contemporary Metamorphose’
Teacher: dr. R.M. de Rooij
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 12 ECTS

‘The Power of Words, Objects, and Rituals’
Teacher: dr. H.J. Borsje
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

Amsterdam - VU

'Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: Mind and Body'.
Teacher: Dr. O.L. Lizzini
Format: seminar
Period: semester 2
Course load: 6 ECTS

'Middeleeuwse wijsbegeerte (Medieval philosophy)'
[*course language: English]
Teacher: Dr. O.L. Lizzini
Format: seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 6 ECTS

Nijmegen

‘Curing and Curating Crisis: A Transhistorical Perspective’
Teachers: dr. S. Boodts and dr. L. Foubert
Format: research seminar
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Themacollege: Middeleeuwen: Insulaire sculptuur’
Teacher: dr. C.A. Veelenturf
Format: lectures
Period: semester 2
Course load: 5 ECTS

‘Magie en religie. De vergeefse strijd van de kerk in de middeleeuwen tegen magie en magiërs en het ontstaan van nieuwe religieuze bewegingen in de 19e en 20e eeuw’
Teacher: prof. dr. D.A.T. Müller
Period: semester 1
Course load: 10 ECTS

‘Divination and the Mantic Arts: Predicting the Future in Medieval and Early Modern Europe’
Teacher: dr. L.S. Chardonnens
Period: semester 1
Course load: 5 ECTS
 

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