HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AFTER 1945

HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AFTER 1945

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Code
95286
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
8 credits during the 1st year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SPS/06
LANGUAGE
Spanish
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The Second World War, with its tens of millions of deaths, the extermination camps, the explosion of the atomic bomb, is a true watershed in the history of international relations of the twentieth century. Since 1945, with the defeat of Nazi-fascism, a new page has started in the history of humanity. The course will cover the main events of the twentieth century (Cold War, decolonization, globalization, the collapse of the USSR, the clash of civilizations, etc.) to the present day.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to study the most recent themes of the history of international relations, also in the awareness that only a thorough knowledge of the past allows us to understand the political issues of the present.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to study the most recent themes of the history of international relations, provide students the analytical tools needed to understand the dynamics of contemporary international politics, through seminar activities foster a critical approach to events, teach to conduct research with scientific methodology and rigor.

Teaching methods

The course includes 24 two-hour lectures; during the lectures slides will be projected, documents distributed, discussions organized. Attending students will also present individual research on lesson topics.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course covers all the main topics of the twentieth century: From post-war Reconstruction to the Cold War, from the European integration process to decolonization, the movement of non-aligned to the politics of détente, from the entry of Latin America into world politics to Maoist China and the India of Nehru, from the Iranian revolution to the fall of the Berlin Wall and German reunification, from globalization to the destabilization of the Middle East, to latest environmental and climatic emergencies.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Recommended readings: Juan Carlos Pereira, Historia de las relaciones internacionales contemporaneas (Chapters relating to the period after World War II) Ariel, 2009; Ennio Di Nolfo, Storia delle relazioni internazionali, vol. III, Dalla fine della guerra fredda a oggi, Laterza 2016. For further details: Juan Carlos Pereira, Diccionario de Relaciones Internaciones y Política Exterior, Ariel, 2008.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday and Thursday, 10.00-12.00.

Exam Board

GUIDO LEVI (President)

ANGELICA RADICCHI

DANIELA PREDA

LARA PICCARDO

GIORGIO GRIMALDI

MARIA ELEONORA GUASCONI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course includes 24 two-hour lectures; during the lectures slides will be projected, documents distributed, discussions organized. Attending students will also present individual research on lesson topics.

LESSONS START

Monday 23 September

ORARI

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HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AFTER 1945

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists of an oral test, which lasts 20-30 minutes, in order to assess the level of knowledge of the course’s themes acquired by the student. The Commission is chaired by the lecturer.

Assessment methods

As the previous section.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/01/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
11/02/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
26/05/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
16/06/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
14/07/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 11:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

The lecturer is available for further clarification about the program and exams in the office hours. Worker students can request an appointment at another time.