90473 - Laboratory Of Public Presentation Techniques (A)

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  • Teacher Davide Ruggieri

  • Credits 4

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Forli

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in International relations and diplomatic affairs (cod. 8048)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Feb 25, 2022 to May 27, 2022

SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

No poverty Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The laboratory aims at helping the students to develop: the ability to present in public; basic knowledge on issues of large interest in international politics such as terrorism, climate change negotiations, the Responsibility to protect doctrine, etc.; the ability to write short essays on issues of international politics.

Course contents

Contenuti

Introduction to public speaking

Introduction to public debates

Practice of presentations and debates on globalization, international politics, democracy, multiculturalism


Readings/Bibliography

Bibliography

1. Public speaking:

- D.Carnegie, Come parlare in pubblico e convincere gli altri, Bompiani, Milano 2017

- D.Gouthier, Scrivere di scienza. Esercizi e buone pratiche per divulgatori, giornalisti, insegnanti e ricercatori di oggi, Codice Edizioni, Torino 2019

2. Issues on globalization, international politics, democracy, multiculturalism (one of the list)

- D.Fassin, Le vite ineguali. Quanto vale un essere umano, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (society/humanitarian rights)

- A.Honneth, La libertà negli altri. Saggi di filosofia sociale, Il Mulino, Bologna 2017 (social rights/globalization)

- F.Fukuyama, Identità alla ricerca della dignità e i nuovi populismi, UTET, Torino 2019 (populism/democracy)

- C.Mouffe, Per un populismo di sinistra, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2018 (populism/democracy)

- S.Benhabib, Cittadini globali, Il Mulino, Bologna 2006 (cosmopolitanism)

- J.Alexander, Trauma. La rappresentazione sociale del dolore, Meltemi, Milano 2018 (society/terrorism)

- C.Crouch, Identità perdute. Globalizzazione e nazionalismo, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (globalization/democracy)

- J.Habermas-C.Taylor, Multiculturalismo. Lotte per il riconoscimento, Feltrinelli, Milano 2008 (multiculturalism/globalization)

- B.Latour, Essere di questa terra. Guerra e pace al tempo dei conflitti ecologici, Rosenberg&Sellier, Torino 2019 (ecological challenges)

- H.Rosa, Accelerazione e alienazione, Einaudi, Torino 2010 (social worlds/globalization)

- U.Beck, Metamorfosi del mondo, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2019 (social worlds/globalization)

- C.Crouch, Post-democrazia, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2009 (politics/globalization)

- D.Rodrik, La globalizzazione intelligente, Laterza, Roma-Bari 2015 (economy/globalization)

- F.Antonelli, Radicalizzazione, Mondadori, Milano 2021 (society/terrorism)

- M.Anselmi, Populismo. Teorie e problemi, Mondadori, Milano 2017 (populismo/politica)


Teaching methods

Lectures

Students' presentations

Students' debates

Assessment methods

Students are invited to read the suggested book on public speaking and to choose one book (in the list), on which they will focus and prepare their presentation and a short paper (max. 10000 characters).

Evaluation on the basis of students' participation, presentations and debates as well as on the presentation.

Teaching tools

power point, adding documents (furnished on VirualeUnibo) 

Office hours

See the website of Davide Ruggieri