THE RUSSIAN WORLD OF MODERNIZATION AND REVOLUTION (SEC. XVIII-XX) (LM)

THE RUSSIAN WORLD OF MODERNIZATION AND REVOLUTION (SEC. XVIII-XX) (LM)

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Code
98450
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 9917 HISTORICAL SCIENCES (LM-84) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/03
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (HISTORICAL SCIENCES)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Russian world between modernization and revolution (XVII-XX centuries). From the reforms of Peter the Great to the October Revolution and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide students with a detailed picture of Russia's historical, political, economic and social situation over a period of time from the end of the seventeenth century to the dissolution of the USSR. On the one hand, the perspective is to follow the progressive emergence of Russian power starting with Peter the Great and, on the other, to analyze the problems that have arisen from this rapid rise that still affect many aspects of European politics.

PREREQUISITES

A sufficient knowledge of the general European history so that we can contextualise the history of Russia.

Teaching methods

Given the presence of a few students already graduates and almost all with a teaching that concerns the sector M-STO / 03, the course will have a seminar course, with reading in the class of books and articles suggested by the teacher or even by students . The meetings will include the frequent use of historical-geographical maps and films. The blackboard will also be used to set dates and concepts of the particular historical period and to contextualize everything in universal history.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course aims to move on issues and problems in the history of Russia from emerging as Power to the October Revolution. The course will be mainly seminar, with continuous use of texts provided by the teacher. Students will present short reports to present to the rest of the students who will give rise to general discussions.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO SINIGAGLIA (President)

MARCO NATALIZI

LUCA LO BASSO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Given the presence of a few students already graduates and almost all with a teaching that concerns the sector M-STO / 03, the course will have a seminar course, with reading in the class of books and articles suggested by the teacher or even by students . The meetings will include the frequent use of historical-geographical maps and films. The blackboard will also be used to set dates and concepts of the particular historical period and to contextualize everything in universal history.

LESSONS START

Tuesday 18 septender 2018.

EXAMS

Exam description

The course includes a final oral exam, aimed at verifying the acquisition of disciplinary contents. In particular, the interview aims to ascertain the mastery of the topics dealt with, the ability to contextualise them and test the ability to analyze and reflect on sources and documents. The student will have to answer five open questions on the topics of the course.

Assessment methods

The actual achievement of the expected learning outcomes will be verified through an oral exam that will verify: The actual achievement of the expected learning outcomes will be verified through the query that will verify: - the effective acquisition of the topics discussed during the course and the ability to contextualize historical events within the international historical context, (10/30) - the ability to identify cause / effect relationships in historical events and at the same time to explore their social and cultural background. Essential knowledge of the historiographical debates on the various events. (10/30) - the quality of the exhibition, the acquisition of the correct vocabulary of the discipline (10/30).

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
10/09/2019 11:30 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Courses will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, via Balbi 6, III floor, as well as the reception of students and final year students.