History of Historiography (2015/2016)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
FONTI PER LA RICERCA STORICA 6 M-STO/01-MEDIEVAL HISTORY Semestrino IA Gian Maria Varanini
STORIA DELLA STORIOGRAFIA 6 M-STO/02-MODERN HISTORY Semestrino IB Gian Paolo Romagnani

Learning outcomes

Module: STORIA DELLA STORIOGRAFIA
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The form of the History of historiography aims to explore the problems and methods underlying the work of the historian, introducing the student to some "tricks of the trade". The course also aims to make the student can "read critically" and "understand" a book of history is understood as "the product of the work of the historian." This means not only organically know the content, but rather break it down trying to capture the following elements: a) to what problem the author moved to write; b) what is the search path behind it; c) what kind of culture of part (historical, political, philosophical, ideological, religious); d) what sources have been used and how; e) What methodological approaches were adopted; f) as a contribution to the book again it led to the historical discipline.


Module: FONTI PER LA RICERCA STORICA
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The aim of the course is to teach students a critical and conscious of the historical sources for the history of medieval, modern and contemporary.

Syllabus

Module: STORIA DELLA STORIOGRAFIA
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The introductory module will be dedicated, as every year, a general outline of the history of Western historiography from antiquity to the present day. The monographic face a picture of the Italian historiography of the twentieth century, between the twenties and the sixties, through fascism, Resistance and war, focusing on the profile of two of the greatest historians of the twentieth century: Federico Chabod and Delio Cantimori.


1.a G. P. Romagnani, Storia degli storici, dispensa autoprodotta.
1.b Tutti i materiali del corso reperibili sulla pagina web del docente.


• Gennaro Sasso, Il guardiano della storiografia: profilo di Federico Chabod, Bologna, il Mulino, 1985; oppure Margherita Angelini, Davide Grippa, Caro Chabod. La storia, la politica, gli affetti (1925-1960), Roma, Carocci, 2015
• Gennaro Sasso, Delio Cantimori: filosofia e storiografia, Pisa, Edizioni della Normale, 2005; oppure Patricia Chiantera-Stutte, Delio Cantimori: un intellettuale del Novecento, Roma, Carocci, 2011

• Margherita Angelini, Fare storia. Culture e pratiche della ricerca in Italia da Gioacchino Volpe a Federico Chabod, Roma, Carocci, 2012; oppure Giuseppe Galasso, Storici italiani del Novecento, Bologna, il Mulino, 2009
• Lettura di almeno un’opera storica di Chabod o di Cantimori con breve relazione analitica.


Module: FONTI PER LA RICERCA STORICA
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Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the italian and european medievale history

Content of course: Analysis of different types of documents (written sources, iconographic sources, oral sources ...) related to different historical periods; knowledge of the historical method; elements of diplomatics; elements of archival science

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: STORIA DELLA STORIOGRAFIA
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Oral


Module: FONTI PER LA RICERCA STORICA
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Oral examination

Statistics about transparency requirements (Attuazione Art. 2 del D.M. 31/10/2007, n. 544)

Statistics
Outcomes Exams Outcomes Percentages Average Standard Deviation
Positive 31.25% 29 1
Rejected --
Absent 43.75%
Ritirati 25.0%
Canceled --
Distribuzione degli esiti positivi
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 30 e Lode
0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 20.0% 0.0% 20.0% 40.0% 20.0%

Data from AA 2015/2016 based on 16 students. I valori in percentuale sono arrotondati al numero intero più vicino.