LAUREA MAGISTRALE
Docente: Paola Volpini
Early modern history
a.a.: 2020/2021 - anno di corso: 1
Settore M-STO/02 - CFU 6 - Semestre - Codice 1055062
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Programma
The course aims to provide knowledge and understanding of the methodological, critical and applicable aspects of the Discipline; it proposes geographical areas and sectorial perspectives in which related projects are activated; it shows the variability of fields of interest; it enables the student to master the specific topics in order to use them and apply them in other fields of study while using the correct specific language. With the acquired knowledge the student will be able to develop autonomous ability of connections with other disciplines in the various historical epochs and cultural contexts.
Programma inglese
The course aims to provide knowledge and understanding of the methodological, critical and applicable aspects of the Discipline; it proposes geographical areas and sectorial perspectives in which related projects are activated; it shows the variability of fields of interest; it enables the student to master the specific topics in order to use them and apply them in other fields of study while using the correct specific language. With the acquired knowledge the student will be able to develop autonomous ability of connections with other disciplines in the various historical epochs and cultural contexts.
Obiettivi
The course aims to reconstruct the main issues of the history of Europe in the early modern age from a political, social and cultural point of view.  Particular attention will be paid to the possible periodization and to phases of change. Students will be required to read essays and chapters of books on which they will have to report in English during the course, to develop tools for analysis, synthesis and expression skills in English.

Graduate students, graduate exchange and Erasmus students may enroll for this course. They should note that directed study consists of independent research and additional hours of academic assignments.
According to Sapienza’s Statute, 1 CFU is equal to 22 hours of directed study and 6 CFU is equal to one semester of study. Student’s progress will be rigorously  monitored. This course runs through the Spring semester.

Coursework is based on weekly or fortnightly  lectures; lecture topics will be indicated in the lecture plans. Students' weekly or  fortnightly activities consist of written work and oral presentations to be held.
Valutazione
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Testi
Reading list:

1 Merry Wiesner, Early Modern Europe 1450-1789, Cambridge University Press


They have to choose one chapter for oral presentation

 

2. Your humble servants: agents in early modern Europe, ed. Hans Cools, Marika Keblusek, Badeloch Noldus, Hilversum, Uitgeverij Verloren, 2006
se il volume non fosse reperibile è possibile scegliere Marika Keblusek and Badeloch Noldus, eds, Double Agents: Cultural and Political Brokerage in Early Modern Europe, Brill, 2011

 

Note
Coursework is based on weekly or fortnightly  lectures; lecture topics will be outlined in the lecture plans. Students' weekly or  fortnightly activities consist of oral presentations to be held.
Course will start in the II semester
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