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THEORY AND METHODS OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

CODE 67623
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 6 credits during the 1st year of 10841 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES)
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course will analyze the main historical methodologies, historiographical theories and sources necessary for building the historical narrative. During the lectures will explain the concept of Archive and will be describing the access mode to the sources

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course has as its main objectives to provide students with the main tools of the historian understood as preparatory skills to develop a critical awareness in the field of historical disciplines, with a social and cultural perspective

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Attendance and active participation in the proposed training activities and individual study will allow the student to acquire adequate knowledge regarding the main tools of the historian, understood as preparatory skills to develop a critical awareness in the context of historical disciplines, with a social and cultural perspective

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen. .

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The teaching will develop starting from the concept of history and the meaning attributed to the history and work of the historian. Particular attention will be given to the theories and methodologies related to historical studies, (in particular regarding the contemporary age), to the typology and use of historical sources, both quantitative and qualitative, their causal presence and non-randomness on the territory and the methods of treatment and analysis

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Study plan for  attending students is:

G. Sabbatucci, G. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi. Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2019.

Study materials available on aulaewb

Non-attending students  stuy plan is::

G. De Luna, La passione e la ragione. Il mestiere dello storico contemporaneo, Mondadori, Milano, 2004.

G. Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande guerra a oggi, Laterza, Roma.Bari, 2019

A. Molinari, Una patria per le donne. La mobilitazione femminile nella Grande Guerra, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2014.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARINA MARENGO (President)

ENRICO BERNARDINI (President Substitute)

AUGUSTA MOLINARI (President Substitute)

MICHELA BADII (Substitute)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen. .

LESSONS START

23 February 2021

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

For attending students the exam consists in writing an essay on the course topics. The exam is exclusively oral for non-attending students (ie for those who have not attended at least 75% of the lessons).

The following calls are planned:

 

Three calls from January 2021 to February 2021

Four calls from May 2021 to July 2021

One call in September 2021

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Further details and clarifications on how to prepare for the exam will be provided during the lessons. The written document for attending students and the oral interview for non-attending students have the task of verifying that the student has understood how to elaborate the historical discourse in historiography and in the context of the public use of history through the various media.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
12/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/01/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
16/02/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
18/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
04/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
20/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
07/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the teaching page (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/) where all the information and teaching materials will be published