CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

Scienze della Comunicazione CONTEMPORARY HISTORY

0312200024
DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
EQF6
COMMUNICATION SCIENCES
2022/2023



OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2019
SPRING SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
960LESSONS


Objectives
THE AIM OF THE COURSE IS THE DISSEMINATION AND KNOWLEDGE OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY, IN PARTICULAR FROM THE 20TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY, SO THAT STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO APPLY THE KNOWLEDGE THEY HAVE LEARNT, DEVELOP AUTONOMY OF JUDGEMENT, AND ACQUIRE COMMUNICATION SKILLS THAT CAN BE USED IN THE PROFESSIONAL CONTEXT.
Prerequisites
THE STUDENT IS EXPECTED TO DEMONSTRATE BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND THE TOPICS COVERED IN THE COURSE AND FOUND IN THE BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE MATERIAL; TO DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY TO ANALYSE, REFLECT ON AND COMPARE THE MAIN THEMES OF CONTEMPORARY HISTORY.
Contents
THE COURSE WILL COVER THE MAIN EVENTS IN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY FROM THE GREAT WAR TO GLOBALISATION, WITH A FOCUS ON THE HISTORY OF ITALY AND THE QUESTION OF THE EVOLUTION OF CIVIL CONFLICTS IN THE 20TH CENTURY.
Teaching Methods
STUDENTS TAKING PART IN THE COURSE WILL BE INVOLVED IN MONOGRAPHIC PROJECTS TO EXAMINE IN DEPTH CERTAIN PHASES OF ITALIAN HISTORY IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAT CHARACTERISED THE NATION'S COLLECTIVE IMAGINATION.
Verification of learning
ORAL INTERVIEW ON BOTH THE GENERAL HISTORY PART AND THE MONOGRAPHIC PART. THE TEST WILL BE AIMED AT ASSESSING THE DEGREE OF HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE AND THE ABILITY TO INTERPRET HISTORICAL PERIODS WITHIN THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN INSTITUTIONS, POLITICS, SOCIETY, CULTURE AND ECONOMY. THE ABILITY TO EXPRESS THE TOPICS OF THE SYLLABUS WITH CLARITY AND PROPRIETY OF LANGUAGE WILL ALSO BE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE ABILITY TO USE ONE'S SKILLS IN THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION, IN ORDER TO VERIFY THE STUDENT'S PREPARATION ALSO FROM A METHODOLOGICAL POINT OF VIEW.
Texts
FULVIO CAMMARANO, MARIA SERENA PIRETTI, GIULIA GUAZZALOCA, STORIA CONTEMPORANEA. DAL XIX AL XXI SECOLO - SECONDA EDIZIONE, LE MONNIER, 2015
More Information
ATTENDANCE OF THE COURSE IS NOT COMPULSORY BUT HIGHLY APPRECIATED
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