The teaching contributes to the learning objectives of the Degree course, promoting a solid awareness of the theoretical bases and methodological tools inherent in historical discipline, bibliographic research and source analysis, in particular along the following lines:
Knowledge and understanding
Pursue in-depth knowledge of the historical, political and social dynamics that have characterized Eastern Europe, and similarly of their connections with European and global history; in-depth study of research and historiographical analysis methodologies; establish links between local and global histories; enable multidisciplinary approaches in the field of historical research and of source analysis.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
Develop the attitude to an interdisciplinary approach in organization, management and presentation of the skills of analysis and historiographical research acquired during the course.
Independence of judgement
Favour the acquisition of independence of judgement in research and in analysis of historical sources, in the collection, organization and management of complex cultural data set in broader frames of reference. Ability to analyse and understand the phenomena of Eastern Europe, with special reference to the contemporary age, in the light of relationships and connections with European history and culture.
Favour abilities in expounding and communicating, in speech and writing, the results of individual study and research with the aid of IT and specific linguistic skills.