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CODE 64929
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/02
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course deals with historiographical moments, themes and problems in relation to the 15th-19th centuries, from the time of the great geographical explorations to the "Restaurazione"

AIMS AND CONTENT

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

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

See previous heading.

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

Classroom lessons. Attendance, although not compulsory, is recommended. 

For the timetable of lectures, please consult the https://easyacademy.unige.it/portalestudenti//index.php?_lang=it portal.

Lectures include PowerPoints presentations.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students using the teaching for 6 cfu

Moments, themes and problems of European and world history between the 15th and 19th centuries.

Programme for students using the teaching for 9 cfu

Moments, themes and problems in the history of Europe and the world between the 15th and 19th centuries, with a focus on the dimension of the major historiographical nodes of the ancien régime

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Bibliography for 6 cfu

V. CRISCUOLO, Storia moderna, Pearson

Bibliography for 9 cfu

V. CRISCUOLO, Storia moderna, Pearson

G.P. ROMAGNANI, La società di antico regime (XVI-XVIII secolo). Temi e problemi storiografici, Carocci

 

There is no distinction in the examination bibliography between attending and non-attending students

 

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

PAOLO CALCAGNO (President)

LUCA LO BASSO

EMILIANO BERI (Substitute)

FRANCESCA FERRANDO (Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

25 September 2023

Class schedule

MODERN HISTORY

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The test will be oral in the form of an interview with questions relating to the content of the texts indicated in the bibliography.

An intermediate written test is scheduled, on a voluntary basis, to pass part of the syllabus, approximately in November 2023. This test is reserved for frequent participants only and the validity of the mid-term evaluation expires in September 2024

ASSESSMENT METHODS

In the examination, which will take place orally, the candidate will be presented with one or more specific topics contained in the indicated texts. The candidate will be asked to illustrate these topics critically, in a correct and articulate manner and using appropriate language. He/she will also be tested on his/her ability to establish significant links with other topics dealt with in the same text or addressed during the lectures.

The written test for the acquisition of the first 6 cfu of the first module will consist of a grid of questions on some fundamental moments of modern history (2 or 3 open questions)

 

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
20/12/2023 09:00 GENOVA Orale
17/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
01/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

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