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11.2.2020 at 09:00 - 10.3.2020 at 23:59


Kurssi järjestetään verkko-opetuksena maanantaisin 14:15-15:45 ja torstaisin 10:15-11:45 zoomissa https://helsinki.zoom.us. Tarkemmat ohjeet kurssin moodle-sivulla ja opiskelijoille lähetetyssä sähköpostissa.


Kurssi järjestetään verkko-opetuksena zoomissa. Kirjautumisohjeet löytyvät moodlesta.

Mon 9.3.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 12.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 16.3.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 19.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 23.3.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 26.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 30.3.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 2.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 6.4.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 16.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 20.4.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 23.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Mon 27.4.2020
14:15 - 15:45
Thu 30.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45


Lecturas obligatorias. Páginas indicadas de:
Brown, Jonathan (2005): Latin America: a social history of the colonial period. Thomson/Wadsworth.
Eakin, Marshall C. (2007): The History of Latin America. Collision of Cultures. New York, Palgrave Macmillan.
Nercesian, Inés & Rostica Julieta (2014): Todo lo que necesitás saber sobre América Latina. Buenos Aires, Paidós
Wade, Peter (2010) [1997]: Race and Ethnicity in Latin America. Second, revised and updated edition. London: Pluto Press.

Conduct of the course

Kurssi suoritetaan osallistumalla verkkoluennoille, tekemällä annetut tehtävät sekä tutustumalla annettuun kirjallisuuteen. Lisäksi kurssiin kuuluu loppukuulustelu.

Osaamista arvioidaan jatkuvasti tehtävien avulla (50%) sekä loppukuulustelussa (50%), joka tehdään verkossa.



Bachelor’s Programme in Languages.

Spanish Philology.

Only for students of Spanish Philology.

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

-interpret relevant data from different historical texts and comment on them making consistent and reasoned judgements related to the topics under study;

-apply the acquired knowledge to understand other disciplines within Spanish Philology such as those related to different literatures, Spanish History and Culture or even History of the Language;

-apply the acquired knowledge to understand the current Latin American reality.

It is recommended to complete this course after having done the course of Spanish History and Culture. The course will be offered in two periods (14 sessions X 2 hours).

The content of the course will cover a very general overview of the history of Latin America to be able to identify and locate various cultural movements. It will be important to understand the historical process from the pre-Colombian civilizations, the colonial times and the independence period to the present day. The content will focus on socio-economic developments and their cultural reflection. The teacher will decide which periods of the History of Latin America and, particularly, which events will be dealt with in depth.

Recommended and required literature will be offered by the teacher at the beginning of the course.

Lessons given by the teacher, individual practices and working group tasks guided by the teacher.

The teacher will inform about the documentation of the activities.

Contact teaching modality:

- Class attendance and participation

- Execution of the activities asked during the course

- Written exam or final work

Distance learning course modality:

-Written exam: 100%

Grading scale from 0 to 5.

The course will be offered in the form of contact teaching and it can be taken as a distance learning course.

Methods of completion:

-contact teaching modality: attendance to lessons (a minimum of 85%), completion of individual and group activities and final work or exam.

-distance learning course: final exam.