Teaching workshop

A.Y. 2019/2020
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The objective of the workshop is to provide the primary basics about the tools (methodological, bibliographical and archival) of the history of international relations.
Expected learning outcomes
By the end of the workshop, the student will have acquired the knowledge of the main types of sources for the history of international relations and the main tools of research. They will be able to orient themselves to the documentation (those published). They will then be able to use the linguistic tools (language properties, correct specific lexicon) to express in the written and oral form, clearly and effectively, the results of the discussion with the instructor.
These skills will be acquired through a direct and ongoing meeting with the instructor in the classroom; The discussion around the proposed sources will provide additional time of critical reflection and methodological learning.
Students unable to attend will be able to make use of the educational tools provided by the instructor on Ariel, investigate special readings proposed by the instructor to strengthen their knowledge, and of course contact the instructor both by email and during the office hours.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
Course syllabus
The laboratory, organized by the Centro per gli Studi di Politica Estera e Opinione Pubblic and open to students of the master's degree courses of the Faculty of Humanities interested in a better understanding of the history of international relations from antiquity to the present day, guarantees the acquisition of three credits, which can be used for the advancement of the university career.

The workshop is led by faculty teachers and external experts who, after giving an overview of international relations in different eras, will discuss the main interpretive thesis and initiate students to use the sources for a better understanding of the matter in question.
Spacing a wide chronological arc, the laboratory will be useful to students who have chosen different study addresses and will allow, through direct commitment to reading sources and texts, the use of multimedia tools and discussion with teachers, an in-depth study of important issues also for understanding today's reality.
Prerequisites for admission
Having taken at least two of the four fundamental examinations in which history is traditionally divided: Greek or Roman History, Medieval History, Modern History and Contemporary History.
Teaching methods
Attendance of lessons is mandatory. The laboratory consists of lessons aimed at providing the student with the basic tools to understand the history of international relations, in particular with reference to the modern and contemporary age:
These skills will be acquired through classroom activities, with hands-on exercises on research tools and sources. The classroom discussion with teachers is an integral part of the teaching method and aims to promote the critical spirit and the ability to apply the skills and knowledge acquired to the student.
Teaching Resources
Knowledge of the texts and sources examined during the lessons. Texts and sources will be provided to students.
Assessment methods and Criteria
- Method: evaluation at the end of the activity
- Type of examination: in itinere evaluation and at the end of the laboratory on the basis of participation in the lessons.
- Evaluation criteria: ability to demonstrate and process acquired knowledge, ability to think critically about the work done; quality of exposure, competence in the use of the lexicon of discipline, communication effectiveness and clarity.
- Type of rating: approval with recognition of the 3 cfu
- University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Canavero Alfredo