HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Scienze Politiche e delle Relazioni Internazionali HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

1212100079
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE POLITICHE, SOCIALI E DELLA COMUNICAZIONE
EQF6
POLITICAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SCIENCE
2017/2018

YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2008
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
540LESSONS
Objectives
ANALYSING THE DEVELOPMENTAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS FROM 1814 TO NOWDAYS, FROM THE MULTIPOLAR SYSTEM OF CONGRESS OF VIENNA TO BIPOLAR SYSTEM OF COLD WAR, TO THE NEW GLOBAL ORDER AFTER 1989. UNDERSTANDING HISTORICAL PROCESSES OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS DURING THE LAST TWO CENTURIES.
Prerequisites
THE STUDENT SHOULD HAVE THE FUNDAMENTAL NOTIONS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTEMPORARY HISTORY AS WELL AS THE POLITICAL SCIENCE
Contents
FUNDAMENTALS OF THE HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
1)THE HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF THE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS SINCE 1815
2)THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL SYSTEM:
•THE PROCESS OF FORMATION AND ITS EVOLUTION
•THE MAIN PROBLEMS AND THE PRINCIPAL DYNAMICS
•RECENT HISTORIC INTERPRETATION AND RECENT
HISTORIOGRAPHY

3) FOCUS ON THE COLD WAR

4)THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY
•THE INTERCONNECTIONS WITH THE OTHER SOCIAL
SCIENCES, IN PARTICULAR THE POLITICAL SCIENCE,
ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY
•THE INTERCONNECTIONS WITH THE PROCESS OF
GLOBALIZATION
Teaching Methods
THE COURSE IS COMPOSED OF 40 HOURS OF FRONTAL LESSONS, PARTITIONED IN 20 LESSONS (2 HOURS EACH) FOR THE GENERAL PART AND SEMINARS ON SPECIFIC ISSUES.
Verification of learning
THE EXAM WILL CONSIST OF AN ORAL TEST ON THE COURSE AND TEXTBOOKS CONTENTS. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE TO DISCUSS A RESEARCH REPORT.
Texts
VARSORI A. (2015) STORIA INTERNAZIONALE. DAL 1919 AD OGGI,IL MULINO, BOLOGNA.

G. LUNDESTAD (2009) THE UNITED STATES AND WESTERN EUROPE SINCE 1945, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD.
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