corso

Numero di crediti :9

Semestre : 1° semestre

Globalization History

Settore scientifico disciplinare : M-STO/04

Numero di crediti :9

Tipologia corso:corso

lingua: inglese

Data inizio corso: Thursday, 28 September, 2017

Semestre : 1° semestre

Iscrizione al corso : Closed
Collaboratori:
Obiettivi formativi:

The main task of the course is to establish an overall description of contemporary history and globalization with the necessary analytical skills for the main themes of the twentieth century. The course will examine in particular the development of the current international context through insights focused on the phases of colonization, decolonization and globalization processes. Particular attention will be dedicated to the history of China in recent decades.

Contenuto e articolazione del corso:

The course will examine in particular the development of the current international context through insights focused on the phases of colonization, decolonization and globalization processes. Particular attention will be dedicated to the international system and history of China in recent decades.

Specific seminars will be included as well.

Conoscenze e competenze che saranno acquisite:

The course aims to provide an overview of contemporary history in a global perspective with particular attention to colonization, decolonization and globalization, identifying the central elements of some of the most significant political and social dynamics of the present day world.

 

Prerequisiti ed eventuali propedeuticità:

None

Modalità di valutazione dell'apprendimento e prova d'esame:

Oral exam

A chi è rivolto il corso:

Scienze dello Sviluppo e della Cooperazione Internazionale - both English and Italian (optional) curricula

Come ottenere la tesi:
Metodi didattici:

Oral lessons. The students will be invited to write and discuss short papers as well.

Modalità di valutazione della frequenza:
Testi d'esame:

R. Betts, The false dawn: European imperialism in the nineteenth century,University of Minnesota press 1975

R. Betts, Decolonization, Routledge 2004

 

Students not attending at lessons should study also (choose among the following books):

J. Osterhammel and N.P. Petersson, Globalization: a short history, Princeton University Press, 2005

Empires and nations from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth century (ed. by A. Biagini and G. Motta), volume 2, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014

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