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CODE 101138
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-STO/02
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The teaching unit aims to narrate world history through man's activities on the sea through the centuries between the Middle Ages and the contemporary age, with a particular focus on the globalisation phenomena that began in the 16th century. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to analyze the general features and historiographical interpretations of maritime and naval history in the modern age.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

See previous field. The student should have developed the necessary knowledge and skills of international maritime and naval historiography.

PREREQUISITES

Basic historical knowledge of the modern and contemporary age.

TEACHING METHODS

The lectures will be of a seminar nature and will be held by the lecturer, Dr Leonardo Scavino. If necessary, the lessons will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform code 2go0dw9

Working students and students with certified SLD (Specific Learning Disorders), disability or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination arrangements so to take into account individual learning patterns, while respecting the teaching objectives.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Introduction to maritime and naval history from early globalisation to the present day.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

D. Abulafia, The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans, New York, Oxford University Press, 2019.

Only parts IV and V from page 517 onwards.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LUCA LO BASSO (President)

LEONARDO SCAVINO

PAOLO CALCAGNO (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral presentation of a topic covered in the lessons.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral examination.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
20/12/2023 14:00 GENOVA Orale
08/01/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
05/02/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
27/05/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
10/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
24/06/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale
30/08/2024 09:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance is strongly recommended given the seminar nature of the teaching unit.

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