HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY EUROPE

Academic year
2022/2023 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
STORIA DELL'EUROPA CONTEMPORANEA SP.
Course code
FM0222 (AF:398474 AR:199624)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
6
Degree level
Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code
M-STO/04
Period
3rd Term
Course year
1
Moodle
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The course offers an approach to general themes in modern history through a comparative European-wide approach.
Familiarization with debates, events and experiences regarding Europe in the XIX and XX centuries, interpretation of texts, analysis of contexts.
A general knowledge of historical events, especially political and cultural events, in Europe between the XIX and the XX centuries
After Totalitarianism: experience and memory of fascisms in Germany, Italy, France
Following a syntetic analysis of the experience of fascisms in Europe, we will examine several intellectuals who left a mark in the debate on fascist totalitarianism
The following texts are mandatory for students attending and not attending classes:

- Enzo Traverso, Auschwitz e gli intellettuali. La Shoah nella cultura del dopoguerra, Il Mulino 2004.
- Hannah Arendt, Le origini del totalitarismo, Einaudi 2009 (or other editions). Prepare the following sections: First part: Antisemitism (paragraphs 1 to 4); Third part: Totalitarianism (paragraphs 10 to 13),
- Simon Levis Sullam, I fantasmi del fascismo. Le metamorfosi degli intellettuali italiani nel dopoguerra, Feltrinelli 202. Prepare the following sections: Introduction; chapters 1,2,4; Conclusions

Students not attending classes should add the following texts:

- Hannah Arendt, La banalità del male. Eichmann a Gerusalemme, Feltrinelli 2019 (or other editions)
- Enzo Traverso, A ferro e fuoco. La guerra civile europea (1914-1945), Il Mulino 2008 (or other editions)

Oral exam on the bibliogaphy for attending and not-attending students: an adequate knowledge of the assigned texts is required.
Lectures and in-class discussions with students
Italian
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Last update of the programme: 08/06/2022