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CODE 67623
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/04
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims to provide students with the theoretical contents at the basis of historical knowledge. Will be explored topics such as the study and interpretation of documents, the nature and use of historiographical sources, the main approaches and methodologies of historical research, the concept of archives.

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 will allow the student to acquire adequate knowledge regarding the main tools of the historian, intended as preparatory skills to develop a critical awareness in the context of historical disciplines, with a predominantly social and cultural perspective.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students must:

- know the fundamentals of the historical discipline

- knowing how to critically analyze historical sources

- orienting oneself between historiographic approaches and methodologies

- knowing how to explain the contents learned with clarity and historical language properties

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons will be held in person for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia resources and powerpoint presentations is foreseen. Interventions by expert teachers and researchers on particular topics of the course will be possible. Attendance at the lessons is recommended.

Structured case study activities will be provided during the course. These activities will allow attending students to acquire an OPEN BADGE which will certify participation in a course aimed at acquiring soft skills relating to the following key competences: functional literacy; personal; social; learn to learn.

In the event of a weather alert and in accordance with current legislation, teaching can be delivered remotely in synchronous mode through the Teams platform on the teaching channel, whose access code is: tqkzgse.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

During the course the concept of history will be developed and the meaning attributed to the discipline and work of the historian will be deepened. Topics such as the scientific method, the objectivity and subjectivity of history, the purposes of historical knowledge, historical time, periodizations, archives will be explored. Particular attention will be paid to the types, criticism and use of historical sources. Case studies relating to particular types of sources will be taken into consideration, showing in detail their potential and limits in relation to concrete examples of historical reconstruction. Teaching contributes to achieving goals n.3-4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

The program for attending students is:

1) Lecture notes

2) G.Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (for ATTENDING students ONLY the preparation of chapters 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 is required)

3) G. Mamone, Legionari del duce in Spagna. Tra storia e memoria. 1936-1945, Saluzzo, Fusta 2021.

 

The program for NON attending students is:

1) G.Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (for NON ATTENDING students the preparation of the WHOLE manual is required).

2) G. Mamone, Legionari del duce in Spagna. Tra storia e memoria. 1936-1945, Saluzzo, Fusta 2021.

3) 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)

GRAZIANO MAMONE (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

II semester

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam method (attending and non-attending) is oral.

The topics covered in class, notes, slides and other didactic material included on Aulaweb, are an integral part of the program for attending students and are essential for the preparation of the exam.

 

The program for attending students is:

1) Lecture notes

2) G.Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (for ATTENDING students ONLY the preparation of chapters 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 is required)

3) G. Mamone, Legionari del duce in Spagna. Tra storia e memoria. 1936-1945, Saluzzo, Fusta 2021.

 

The program for NON attending students is:

1) G.Sabbatucci, V. Vidotto, Storia contemporanea. Dalla Grande Guerra a oggi, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (for NON ATTENDING students the preparation of the WHOLE manual is required).

2) G. Mamone, Legionari del duce in Spagna. Tra storia e memoria. 1936-1945, Saluzzo, Fusta 2021.

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

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Further details and clarifications on how to prepare for the exam will be provided during the lessons. 

The examination commission verifies the achievement of the training objectives, taking into account the following factors: a) level of mastery of the fundamental notions; b) ability to apply knowledge (source analysis); c) critical reasoning skills on the study carried out; d) ability to discursively organize knowledge, using the specialized language of the discipline.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
16/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
13/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
29/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/07/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2024 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.

At the beginning of lessons, the possibility of taking an ongoing written test dedicated ONLY to attending students will be agreed.

Students with DSA certification, disabilities or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course. These students will be granted compensatory / dispensatory tools based on the University regulations.

OpenBadge

 PRO3 - Soft skills - Alfabetica avanzato 1 - A
PRO3 - Soft skills - Alfabetica avanzato 1 - A
 PRO3 - Soft skills - Personale avanzato 1 - A
PRO3 - Soft skills - Personale avanzato 1 - A
 PRO3 - Soft skills - Sociale avanzato 1 - A
PRO3 - Soft skills - Sociale avanzato 1 - A
 PRO3 - Soft skills - Imparare a imparare base 1 - A
PRO3 - Soft skills - Imparare a imparare base 1 - A