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Research Biografie Instituut


Research seminar Biography & History

First semester 2019-2020, 10 ECTS, 10 lectures


Biography is increasingly enjoying considerable interest both inside and outside academia. Why is that and what is the role of biographies in academic and public debates?
This course provides an introduction to various theoretical approaches that can be distinguished within Biography Studies. Students are expected to study theoretical literature and discuss this literature in presentations, as well as biographies and biographical studies selected in consultation with the lecturer. Although the general approach of the course is interdisciplinary, the emphasis will be on the historical approach. Students are expected to write a paper based on one of the provided subjects.


Study Guide


Prof. J.W. Renders
Consulting hours: on appointment
Oude Boteringestraat 34
Room 1126.0029


You can enroll on ProgRESS, which automatically will enroll you on Nestor. The course code is LLS052M10.

Contract students can enroll by filling in this form. This form then should be printed, signed and send by e-mail (scan) to biografie.instituut and by postal mail to:
RUG - Faculteit der Letteren
Bureau Studentzaken
Postbus 716
9700 AS Groningen

For more information please contact Bureau Studentzaken ( 050 363 6050/e-mail: bsz.let
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More general information about enrollment you can find on 'Intekenen voor colleges'.

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