Cultural history of the Mediterranean

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-OR/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to enable participants to understand the notion of the Mediterranean and to compare and assess different approaches to this cultural and intellectual area through the ages. The course aims to provide students with a general comprehension of the Arabo-Islamic culture in the Mediterranean and its links to the European intellectual and cultural history. The course educational activities include lectures and seminars.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding
- knowledge of the fundamental aspects of the history of the Mediterranean and the Arabo-Islamic civilization from middle ages to early modern period.
- understanding of the relationships connecting the European intellectual and cultural history to the Mediterranean.
- knowledge of the basic methodological tools.
- understanding of the concepts and lines of argument used in the sources.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
- ability to apply the knowledge acquired in framing authors and texts historically.
- ability to apply the understanding of concepts and argumentative forms to the analysis of complex texts and problems.
- ability to situate their own research into a wide and multi-disciplinary framework.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Unita' didattica A
L-OR/10 - HISTORY OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-OR/10 - HISTORY OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-OR/10 - HISTORY OF ISLAMIC COUNTRIES - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)