University of Amsterdam: Big History - From the Big Bang until Today


* Duration: 4 weeks/ 3-5 hours per week
* Free online course
* Start date: 16 May 2018


In this course, you will take a journey from the Big Bang until today while addressing key questions in these fields. After completing this journey you will have developed a better understanding of how you and everything around you became the way they are today. You will also have gained an understanding of the underlying mechanisms that have helped shape the history of everything and how they wil help  shape the future. Last but not least, you will have developed the skill to use this knowledge to put smaller subjects into a bigger perspective with the aid of the little big history approach, which can help you develop some new ideas on these smaller subjects.

This course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about how the universe, Earth, life and human societies emerged and developed, and how this knowledge can help us gain a better understanding of the present and the future.



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