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CODE 94835
ACADEMIC YEAR 2024/2025
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-DEA/01
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The purpose of the course is to provide students with the tools to orient themselves in the complex panorama of modernity, to understand and to consider critically (address) decisive aspects of the current phenomena of globalization, development and migration.

The point of view will be the anthropological one.

Active participation in the proposed training activities (lectures and seminars) will allow  the student (you) to:

- understand the dynamics of globalization

- identify the contradictions of development policies

- to know the persistence of migratory phenomena

TEACHING METHODS

The lessons will be held in frontal mode, with the possibility of carrying out more specific studies and exercises aimed at achieving the aims of the course. The lessons will hopefully be held in person.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course program includes the presentation and discussion of the following topics:

-Identity: stereotypes and prejudices

- Anthropology and globalization

-Migrations in the past and present

-Development: reality or myth?

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

-Barba B., Brasile e nuvole. trent'anni e più di incanto e disincanto, Milieu, Milano

-Collier P, Exodus. I tabù dell’immigrazione, Laterza, Roma-Bari

 

One text to be chosen among:

-Khanna, P., Il movimento del mondo. Le forze che ci stanno sradicando e plasmeranno il destino dell'umanità, Fazi, Roma

-Sen A., Lo sviluppo è libertà, Mondadori, Milano

-Latouche S., La fine del mondo occidentale, Eléuthera, Milano

-Shalins M., Un grosso sbaglio, Eléuthera, Milano.

The list of texts may undergo changes and therefore it is advisable, before purchasing or borrowing THEM  to wait for the starting  of the lessons and the presentation of the course by the teacher.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MAURO SPOTORNO (President)

SALVATORE BRUNO BARBA (President Substitute)

LESSONS

LESSONS START

The course will take place in the first semester, starting from the first useful date of September 


 

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The exam will take place orally. The optional test, with the presentation of a thematic study during the course, will contribute to the final evaluation.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The oral interview will  evaluate the actual acquisition of basic knowledge and (will allow  you to) verify the ability to analyze the topics dealt with in the cours.

They will serve as parameters for judgment:

- the quality of the exposure

- the correct use of the specialist vocabulary

- aptitude for critical analysis

- the originality of the reasoning.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the materials posted periodically in the web classroom. Information on this will be provided during the lessons.

Students who have duly filed a

certification of DSA, disability or other educational needs

special requests to contact both the contact person Prof. Aristide Canepa

(aristide.canepa@unige.it) is the teacher at the beginning of the course, for

agree on teaching and examination methods which, in compliance with the

teaching objectives, take into account the methods of

individual learning and provide suitable compensatory tools.

For language students the contact person is Sara Dickinson (sara.dickinson@unige.it)

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
No poverty
No poverty
Zero hunger
Zero hunger
Quality education
Quality education
Reduce inequality
Reduce inequality
Climate action
Climate action
Peace, justice and strong institutions
Peace, justice and strong institutions