European History, Politics, and Societies

Brief Description of Secondary Field

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The Secondary Field in European History, Politics, and Societies (EHPS) offers students the opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary course of study focused on modern Europe, in particular its politics, economics, history, and social and cultural developments.

Learning Objectives

While the EHPS rests mainly on courses from the social science disciplines, it also includes those considering Europe in a comparative context as well as courses covering a specific period or region of Europe. In addition, it provides for a humanistic inquiry of Europe reflecting its diverse cultural and linguistic heritage through a broad array of courses from the humanities departments.

Gateway Courses

Information about courses can be found here: https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/opportunities/undergraduates/secondary-field-in-european-history-politics-and-societies-ehps

Alumni

https://ces.fas.harvard.edu/news/2020/05/learning-through-experience