Teaching workshop

A.Y. 2020/2021
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
Lectures will be delivered remotely, principally in asynchronous format via Skype.
On the course page on Ariel, students will be able to find all the information on the lectures and any changes to the program and its related documents (bibliography etc) in case of lockdown.

In the event of an improvement in the health situation, the possibility of some lessons in the presence is not excluded..
Course syllabus
International Relations from the First to the Second World War: Iconography and propaganda through postage stamps
Prerequisites for admission
The laboratory, organized by the Centro per gli Studi di Politica Estera e Opinione Pubblica, is 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 in Nineteenth century. The candidates must have taken almost an examination in 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 contemporary age, from a peculiar point of view:
These skills will be acquired through hands-on exercises on research tools and sources. Discussion with teacher 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
Texts and sources will be indicated 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
Humanities workshops: 20 hours
Professor: Canavero Alfredo