Course Details in 2018/19 Session
|Module Title ||LI Studies in Contemporary Italy|
|School||Lan, Cult, Art Hist & Music|
|Department || Modern Languages|
|Module Code || 09 28327 |
|Module Lead ||Daniele Albertazzi|
|Level || Intermediate Level |
|Credits || 10 |
|Semester|| Semester 2|
|Restrictions || None |
|Exclusions || |
|Description || The course aims to develop an in-depth understanding of contemporary Italian history. The principal topics to be covered through lectures, guided reading and tutorial discussion include: |
a) the post-war history of the Italian political system;
b) social opposition in the 1960s and 1970s and the challenge of militants groups to the state;
c) the emergence of new political forces after 1989 and the crisis of the so-called ‘First Republic’;
d) the populist right in government at the beginning of the new century.
e) The politics of Italy today
|Learning Outcomes || By the end of the module students should be able to:
- Offer in-depth analysis of the events and phenomena which characterise post-war Italian political history, by using appropriate terminology.
- Be able to identify and discuss different academic approaches to the interpretation of the outlines of the political history of Italy since WW2.
- Carry out independent research on a topic relating to contemporary Italian history and society.
Write fluently on the subject, providing appropriate supporting material
28327-01 : Essay (2000 Words) : Coursework (100%)
|Assessment Methods & Exceptions || Assessments: 1x 2000-word essay (100%) |
Reassessment: 1 x 2000 word essays (100%)
|Other || |