Instructor Info:
Name: SUN, CHEUK HIM RYAN
Office Telephone:
Email: ryan.sun@ubc.ca
Taught Sections:
Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Section Comments
STTHIST 104A 227Web-Oriented Course1 Tue Thu9:3011:00

Section 227 of HIST 104A is restricted to students in CAP (Co-ordinated Arts Programme.) In 2020W, For course information visit cap.arts.ubc.ca the topic is State Intervention and International Law in World History. This course traces the development of international law through a series of case studies, starting with Spanish intervention in the Americas in 1493 and ending with the use of drones by the USA in the Middle East.

Winter Term 1 (September-December) sections will be held online. Classes will include a combination of synchronous (live) and asynchronous activities (such as watching recorded lectures, posting to discussion boards, and completing quizzes). By the start of term, instructors will provide their students with more information on what to expect in their individual sections.

 HIST 104A L1BDiscussion1 Thu19:0020:00
FullHIST 104A L1CDiscussion1 Thu15:0016:00
FullHIST 104A L1FDiscussion1 Fri11:0012:00
 HIST 104E 201Web-Oriented Course2 Mon16:0018:00

In 2020W, the topic for HIST 104E, 201 Fascism and Antifascism as Global Movements, 1919-1939. Explore how fascism and anti-fascism became global movements, reflecting on where, why and how they took hold. We will study how Italian and German diplomatic officials, as well as various party officials, tried to influence German and Italians abroad and to mould public opinion about fascism and Nazism. We will also study the variety of groups who resisted fascism, including the complex role of the USSR and the Comintern. We will evaluate how sports, film and literature became tools in spreading and resisting fascism. Among the specific events that we will examine are the Italo-Ethiopian War, the 1936 Olympics, the Spanish Civil War, the 1937 International Exposition in Paris, and the first y and ~

ears of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

This course will involve a mix of synchronous and asynchronous remote teaching, including live tutorials on Fridays. The synchronous lectures will also be recorded and posted. Accommodations are possible for those unable to attend during scheduled class times.