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MODERN HISTORY

CODE 65213
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 2nd year of 8455 FILOSOFIA (L-5) - GENOVA
  • 12 cfu during the 2nd year of 8459 STORIA (L-42) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/02
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course tackles a thematic path through the centuries beginning with the era of geographical explorations and arriving at Napoleonic era. Students must have a good knowledge of general history between the ancient and the medieval period

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Students will have a solid knowledge of the major themes and processes in the history of Europe between the 15th and the 19th centuries. Students will also learn a method to critically analyze historiographic literature and sources of early modern history. The aim of the teaching is to provide students with conceptual tools and interpretative categories to reconstruct the history of the past, to critically read a text or a document, to establish connections between processes and events, and to communicate with a scientific language the results of a reading or research. At the end of the teaching the students must be able to present and critically discuss the proposed and / or recommended texts for the individual study activity.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Analysing fundamental themes and issues of modern history by presenting different historiographical interpretations and perspectives. Illustrating historical research methods and procedures also by working with sources in order to stimulate a critical approach and an initial knowledge of criteria used to build historiographical discourses

    As far as learning outcomes are concerned, the student, at the end of the course, will be able to understand a text of history and historiography of the modern age, discuss it and insert it into the current scientific debate. The student must also have developed disciplinary skills, as well as basic knowledge of the subject.

    PREREQUISITES

    To know how to read and communicate correctly in Italian. have acquired the basic historical knowledge of the secondary school. If necessary, be able to read a text in a foreign language of the European Union in addition to your mother tongue.

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lectures and seminars. It is hoped that the lectures will be held in person, with the possibility for students to follow the lectures remotely. Teams code: q0d5rm8

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Module I: Themes and problems of world history between the 15th century and the early 19th century
    Module II: Themes and problems of the history of European society in the ancient regime

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Module I: V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Pearson, Torino-Milano 2019

    Module II: Handouts provided by the lecturer (will be uploaded on Aulaweb). Students of the "CdS in Storia" should prepare themselves using the handouts corresponding to all 20 lectures of the module. Students of the "Cds in Filosofia" must prepare themselves using the handouts of 10 lessons of their choice (during the exam they must present the list of the 10 lessons chosen)

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    EMILIANO BERI (President)

    PAOLO CALCAGNO

    LUCA LO BASSO (Substitute)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    14 February 2021

    Class schedule

    MODERN HISTORY

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam is oral and consists of an interview with questions relating to the content of the textbook and the lecture notes of module II

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    In the exam, which is oral, one or more specific topics contained in the textbook and the handouts will be proposed to the student. The student will have to illustrate the topics with a critical spirit, in a correct and articulate way, using appropriate language. The student's ability to establish significant connections with other topics covered in the course will also be tested.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    13/12/2021 08:00 GENOVA orale Prof. Raggio
    16/12/2021 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    19/01/2022 08:00 GENOVA orale Prof. Raggio
    20/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    03/02/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    08/02/2022 08:00 GENOVA orale Prof. Raggio
    12/05/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    26/05/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    09/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    23/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Orale

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    On the basis of the indicated bibliography and of other texts that will be proposed during the lessons, and of materials that will be inserted in the pages of the AulaWeb, students will have the opportunity to build individual study paths.