HISTORY OF THE TERRITORY AND ITS RESOURCES

HISTORY OF THE TERRITORY AND ITS RESOURCES

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Code
98198
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 10715 DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISMS (LM-80) SAVONA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-STO/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
SAVONA (DEVELOPMENT OF THE TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISMS)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to establish a dialogue between general history and the territory. Particular attention will be paid to cultural resources and local historical sources, intended as useful tools for the development of cultural itineraries and events to be included in the territorial tourism offer. Among the sources will be used in particular audiovisual documents and testimonies of popular writing (also thanks to the workshop activity of the Ligurian Archive of Popular Writing at the DISFOR), from which emerges the "memory" of the territory.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide students with the fundamental coordinates of contemporary history, especially of the twentieth century, deepening specific issues of Italian history useful for understanding local dynamics and culture through the use of specific sources, in order to bring out problems and potential of the territory. At the end of the course the student must:

- know the main historical events periodizing in contemporary history at a general and local level

- know the main historiographical theories

- know the main methods of historical research

- know and know how to use the historical sources present in the territory

- being able to critically analyze contemporary historical events and decline them at the local level

 

 

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen. Specific lessons with a workshop approach will be devoted to historical sources and the culture of the territory.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course aims to provide tools for the knowledge and understanding of general historical phenomena and local effects and ability to apply the knowledge acquired in the context of the enhancement and promotion of tourism and culture of the territory.

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Assereto, M. Doria (a cura di), Storia della Liguria, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2007

A. Zanini, Un secolo di turismo in Liguria. Dinamiche, percorsi, attori, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2012

 

Further substitutive / supplementary bibliographical indications will be provided in class

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: On appointment fabio.caffarena@unige.it

Exam Board

FABIO CAFFARENA (President)

MARINA MARENGO (President)

CARLO STIACCINI

AUGUSTA MOLINARI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The teaching consists of lectures for a total of 36 hours. The use of multimedia supports is foreseen. Specific lessons with a workshop approach will be devoted to historical sources and the culture of the territory.

LESSONS START

February 2020

EXAMS

Exam description

Written test / elaboration of a project of cultural historical enhancement. The exam is exclusively oral for non-attending students (ie for those who have not attended at least 75% of the lessons).

 

Four dates: from May 2020 to July 2020


One date: in September 2020

Assessment methods

Further details and clarifications on how to prepare for the exam will be provided during the lessons. The written paper (for attending students) and the oral interview (for non-attending students) have the task of verifying that the student has acquired the basic notions on general and local history, especially between the 19th and the 20th century, and the possibilities of tourist enhancement offered by the history of the territory.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/09/2020 08:00 SAVONA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Students are invited to consult the teaching page (http://www.aulaweb.unige.it/) where all the information and teaching materials will be published