Teaching contributes to the achievement of the training objectives of the Bachelor of Literature, in particular along the following lines:
Knowledge and understanding
To promote a deep knowledge of the historical and social dynamics of Italy in the seventeenth century, of Spanish domination, in the light of the comparison with European history and culture in an interdisciplinary perspective; to deepen the methodologies of research and historiographic analysis; to establish connections between political, cultural and economic history; to activate multidisciplinary approaches in the field of historical research and analysis of sources, in particular literary ones.
Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
To develop the aptitude for an interdisciplinary approach in the organization, management and presentation of the skills of analysis and historiographic research acquired during the course, including through the implementation of individual projects and / or group involving several disciplines on specific topics.
To develop the acquisition of autonomy of judgement in the research and analysis of historical sources, in the collection, organisation and management of complex cultural data, included in broader reference frameworks. Ability to analyze and understand the phenomena of modern Italian history, in the light of the relations and connections with European history and culture in the early modern age.
To increase the ability in the exposure and communication, written and oral, of the results of the study and of the individual research with the use of computer techniques and specific linguistic abilities.
Preparation of students on the methodologies of research and historiographic analysis necessary to access higher education courses, such as PhD or Masters, both at national and international level, as well as access to training courses for teaching in schools.