2023-2024 / HIST0080-1

History of information and the press in particular


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Master in history (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in history (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Catherine Lanneau

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

History of information with particular attention given to the history of the European and American press.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

This course gives to history and journalism students the main landmarks of the historical evolution of medias.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures are accompanied by illustrated Power Point presentations.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings


Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written examination.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Catherine LANNEAU Département des Sciences historiques 1b, quai Roosevelt, bâtiment A4 C.Lanneau@uliege.be

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