CODE 75386 ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023 CREDITS 6 cfu anno 1 11162 (LM-52) - GENOVA SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04 LANGUAGE Italian TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA SEMESTER 2° Semester MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di: EUROPE AND POST-1945 WORLD TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB OVERVIEW The course is intended to promote the knowledge of both historical facts and theories which inspired projects leading to the early attempts at unifying Europe. AIMS AND CONTENT LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course the student is able to: - know the historical processes that led to the first attempts at European unification, the theoretical principles underlying them, the initiatives of movements, parties, political, economic and social forces in favor of continental unity from the second post-war period to the present day; - be aware of the historical dimension of the reality of the European Union and its possible evolutions; - understand the historiography and sources of European integration; - develop in-depth papers on specific topics AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the lectures the student: * reaches an in-depth historical notions about the history of European integration from 1945 to present; * knows notes on the history of the idea of Europe; * has a direct knowledge of documentary and oral sources on the history of European integration; * gains the knowledge of different historiographic trends on the subject; * reaches the ability to apply a methodology that allows the student to prepare and present specific papers, based on an individual search on historical sources; * possesses appropriate tools to analyze and understand the complexity of the European Union, between national efforts and supranational integration, that can be practically used to prepare dossiers with innovative proposals on topical issues. TEACHING METHODS The lessons are frontal and attendance is strongly suggested. Taking part to at least 70% of the lectures will give the status of “attending student”. Students could be involved in the simulation of a meeting of an EU institution or a European supranational body. During the course, thematic seminars on topical issues of the European integration process will be organized and recommended. SYLLABUS/CONTENT Roots of Europe. A moving Europe The idea of Europe in the history The turning point of the end of 18th century Characters and major figures of nineteenth-century Europeanism The First World War and the Society of Nations. Einaudi’s criticism at the League of Nations Projects, movements, ideas of European unification in Europe between the two wars The Briand Plan The Franco-British Union Monnet project Europe’s idea and European constitution projects in the Second World War and in the post-war period The movements for the European unity Europe at the start of the Cold War Strategies for European unification Jean Monnet and Altiero Spinelli The American attitude towards European unification: from the period between the two wars to the Marshall Plan The OEEC The Brussels Pact The Hague Congress The Council of Europe The Schuman Plan The ECSC The EDC The founding fathers of Europe: Alcide De Gasperi, Konrad Adenauer, Robert Schuman, Paul-Henri Spaak Article 38 of the EDC and the draft European Community Policy The Ad Hoc Assembly From the fall of the EDC to the WEU The Treaties of Rome The common agricultural policy Italy in the EEC and its entry into EMS: 1958-1978 De Gaulle’s European policy. The Fouchet Plans and the empty chair crisis Kennedy’s proposal of equal partnership of July 1962 Europe in the late 1960s and early 1970s and the international context The enlargements of the EEC / EU The crisis of the Bretton Woods system The Hague Conference and the re-launch of the integration process: completion, enlargement, deepening The first monetary unification projects. The Werner Plan The Monetary Snake EMS From direct EP elections to the Spinelli project The European Single Act The Treaty of Maastricht and the constitutional last twenty years Italy's entry into monetary union The Treaty of Nice The Laeken Declaration and the Constitutional Treaty The Treaty of Lisbon The Euroscepticism RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY Recommended texts: - U. MORELLI, Storia dell’integrazione europea, Milano, Guerini, 2011 - D. PREDA, Alcide De Gasperi: European Founding Father, Brussels, Peter Lang, 2017 And: - Corrado Malandrino, Stefano Quirico, L’idea di Europa. Storie e prospettive, Carocci, 2020 Non-attending students must also report on one of the following volumes: Matteo Antonio Napolitano, Verso l’Europa unita. Il percorso politico-istituzionale di Giulio Bergmann, Roma, Aracne, 2020. Francesco Bonini, Sandro Guerrieri (a cura di), Le Costituzioni degli altri. La Carta italiana in un quadro globale Lara Piccardo, Dalla Patria all’Umanità. L’Europa di Giuseppe Mazzini, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2020 Giorgio Grimaldi, I Verdi italiani e l’Europa. Il Sole che ride dagli albori all’azione nel Parlamento europeo (1978-2009), Bologna, Il Mulino, 2020 Giorgio Grimaldi, I Verdi in Germania. L’ecologia in politica dai movimenti all’Europa, Pavia, Collana del Jean Monnet Interregional Centre of Excellence, 2020 Raffaella Cinquanta, Partigiani di tutta Europa, unitevi!”. L’ideale dell’Europa unita nelle riviste clandestine della Resistenza italiana, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2020 Euroscepticisms. Resistance and Opposition to the European Community/European Union, a cura di Guido Levi e Daniela Preda, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2018 Daniela Preda, Alcide De Gasperi: European Founding Father, Brussels, Peter Lang, 2017 Guido Levi, L’europeismo ai tempi della Costituente, Padova, Cedam, 2020 Erasmus students will have to submit a detailed report on a theme of their choice and report on one of the following volumes: U. MORELLI, L’Unione europea. Storia, istituzioni, politiche, Loescher 2007 S. PISTONE, L'integrazione europea. Uno schizzo storico, UTET, 1999. W. LOTH, Building Europe, a history of European integration, Berlin, de Gruyter, 2015 M. T. BITSCH, Histoire de la construction européenne, Ed. Complexe, 1999. TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD DANIELA PREDA Ricevimento: Daniela Preda: Tuesday 14-17 and by appointment at the DISPI. LUCA BARBAINI Exam Board DANIELA PREDA (President) LARA PICCARDO MARIA ELEONORA GUASCONI (President Substitute) LUCA BARBAINI (Substitute) LESSONS LESSONS START II semester, February/March 2023. Class schedule L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy. EXAMS EXAM DESCRIPTION The exam aims to ascertain the adequate knowledge of the topics covered by the course and its duration varies, modulating with respect to individual cases, in order to allow such verification. The exam is oral and includes questions on both the institutional and the monographic part. Students attending the course will prepare dossiers and present oral reports, which will be included in the overall evaluation. Non-attending students will have to deepen a theme chosen by reading a volume among those published on this syllabus and on aulaweb. ASSESSMENT METHODS The Commission is designated by the Department Council and chaired by the course professor. The evaluation is based mainly on the knowledge of the subject, but also on the quality of the exposure, the correct use of the specialized lexicon and the critical reasoning ability on the study carried out. Exam schedule Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note 13/12/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale 13/12/2022 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 10/01/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale 10/01/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 24/01/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale 24/01/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 23/05/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale 23/05/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 13/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale 13/06/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 11/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale 11/07/2023 12:00 GENOVA Orale Prof.ssa Piccardo 05/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale FURTHER INFORMATION Students with “Special Needs”: the compensatory/dispensative tools recognized by the Department coordinator, Prof. Aristide Canepa, and by the University Service for students with special needs are applied. It is suggested to contact by Prof. Canepa and the lecturer of this course at the beginning of the lectures.