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School of Economics and Political Science
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
Course unit
DIPLOMATIC HISTORY 1
EPP4067998, A.A. 2014/15

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY
SP1426, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Course unit English denomination DIPLOMATIC HISTORY 1
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANTONIO VARSORI SPS/06

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
EPP4067997 DIPLOMATIC HISTORY ANTONIO VARSORI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SPS/06 History of International Relations 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 22/09/2014
End of activities 24/01/2015
Show course schedule 2018/19 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: At first the course will deal in a synthetic way with the international dimension of the unification process, the foreign policy of Liberal Italy, the turning point of the First World War, the foreign policy of the Fascist régime. Then the attention will focus on the second world war as a fundamental turning point and on the foreign policy pursued by Republican Italy. Among the topics whill will be dealt with it is possible to point out the following ones:
- Italy and the Allies during the Italian campaign.
- The peace treaty and its consequences.
- Italy's Western and American choices.
- De Gasperi's foreign policy.
- The neo-atlanticism of the mid-1950s.
- The foreign policy of the centre-left.
- Italy as an international problem during the 1970s.
- The foreign policy of the five-party coalition governments during the 1980s.
- Italy and the end of the cold war.
- Italy's international position in the post Cold War era.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Attendance is strongly recommended. During ther course there will interventions by colleagues and some seminarial activities.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Material will be circulated during the lessons.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Giuseppe Mammarella e Paolo Cacace, La politica estera dell'Italia. Dallo stato unitario a oggi. Roma-Bari: Laterza, 2010. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Antonio Varsori, L'Italia e la fine della guerra. La politica estera dei governi Andreotti 1989-1992. Bologna: il Mulino, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo