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Overview 2016-2017. Lyon 2.
MATILDA – Joint Degree European Master in Women´s and Gender History
All classes are taught in French (Except critical readings semester 2 and 3)



First-year students:

I. Semester 1 ( Autumn semester sept/dec): 30 ECTS

Mandatory courses: 

* 10 ECTS Foundations in Women’s and Gender History / Concepts and theories

  • General Concepts /Fondations in Gender studies: lecture (3 ECTS)  and seminar (3 ECTS) 
  • Fondations in Women’s and Gender History: Historiography ( 4 ECTS)

* 13 ECTS Foundations in Historical Methods and Theories:

  • Overview on trans-disciplinary methods of research: written and oral sources:  lecture  (3 ECTS) 
  • Thematic approach on Historical research: a choice of 2 lectures in the following list  (10 ECTS):

                       * Cross-Cultural contacts, XIX-XXe C: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * Extra-european History: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * History and politics: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * History and Anthropology: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * Comparative History: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * Contemporary uses of the Past: Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * Images and representations Lecture (5 ECTS )
                       * History and Memories: Lecture (5 ECTS )

* 7 ECTS Electives, e.g. language, basic course on historiography, feminist theory

  • Gender and Society: Seminar of historical research on different themes (4 ECTS) 
  • Language courses (3 ECTS)


II. Semester 2 (Winter semester, jan/may): 30 ECTS

Mandatory courses:
* 13 ECTS Foundations in Women’s and Gender History / Concepts and theories

  • General Concepts /Fondations in Gender studies: lecture (3 ECTS)  and seminar (3 ECTS) 
  • Gender and Society part 2: Seminar of historical research on different themes (4 ECTS) 
  • Critical readings (course in english): text analyses on gender studies (3 ECTS)


* 10 ECTS: Thematic approach on Historical research:

  • Issues and Images of current history (5 ECTS)
  • Sciences and Society (5 ECTS)

Second year students


YEAR 2
Semester 3 (Autumn semester sept/dec): 30 ECTS


Mandatory courses:

* Gender and History: Thematical approaches, XIXe-XXe C (lecture: 4 ECTS).
* Gender and Society part 3: Seminar of historical research on different themes (4 ECTS) 
* Critical readings (course in english): text analyses on gender studies (3 ECTS)
* Workshop quantitative analyses (3 ECTS)
* Workshop qualitative analyses (3 ECTS)
* Thesis Writing Seminar for second-year students (3 ECTS)

* Electives: Thematic approach on Historical research: a choice of 2 lectures cross-listed with History in the following list  (10 ECTS):

                       * Cross-Cultural contacts, XIX-XXe C: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * Extra-european History: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * History and politics: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * History and Anthropology: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * Comparative History: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * Contemporary uses of the Past: Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * Images and representations Lecture (5 ECTS)
                       * History and Memories: Lecture (5 ECTS)

Semester 4 (spring semester Jan/may): 30 ECTS

* Gender and Society part 4 : Seminar of historical research on different themes (3 ECTS) 
* Seminar of historical research (a choice of seminar cross-listed with Research Center "LARHRA". (3 ECTS)
* Thesis Writing Seminar for second-year students (3 ECTS)
* Thesis: 70 – 100 pp. + bibliography (Submission: 30 June) : (21 ECTS)



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