RELIGIONI E DIRITTI NELLA SOCIETA' MULTICULTURALE - PROVE DI CONVIVENZA: IL CASO DELL'ISLAM

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL MEDIATION
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
3
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Supplementary compulsory subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
35
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (35 hours)
Requirements: 

Have interest in religious cultures and good modern and contemporary history knowledge. Following the classes of Comparative Religious law and Turkish Culture is strongly suggested.

Final Examination: 
Orale

For students attending classes: written examination about the topics analyzed during the course and, if due, studied on the indicated texts. The exam will consist in five open questions each of them evaluated with a score from 0 to six. The students will pass with a total of 18 points.
For students not attending classes or for students that will choose this form of examination after having failed a first written exam an oral examination is foreseen.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

A knowledge of the basic structures of Islam and Islamic law, in the light of its historical tradition and changes, both in the territories of its origin and in Europe (so called “European Islam”).
Ability to understand the specificity of Islam, a religious tradition which is important for the history, culture and present situation of Europe.
Ability to orient oneself within different cultural codes and to read the religious Islamic law in the light of its theological presuppositions.

Twelve lessons, three hours each, for a total of 36 hours.
In the 2017-2018 a. y. the following topics will be discussed:
- Introduction to Islam: the origins
- The expansion and the Ottoman Empire
- The decline and the European colonization
- FOCUS on the Turkish case
- The decolonization and the “laic regimes”
- The “Arab Springs” – FOCUS on the Tunisian case
- FOCUS on the Egyptian case
- FOCUS on the Moroccan case
- The European Islam: the France and UK “models”
- The “second generations”: hopes and fears
- MEETING A WITNESS
- Islam in Italy

For students attending classes: A. Angelucci, M. Bombardieri, D. Tacchini, Islam e integrazione in Italia, Marsilio, Padova, last edition and all the materials available in the e-learning platform.
For students not attending classes all the followings texts:
- A. Angelucci, M. Bombardieri, D. Tacchini, Islam e integrazione in Italia, Marsilio, Padova, last edition;
- Paolo Branca, I musulmani, Il Mulino, Bologna last edition.
- Leila El Houssi, Il risveglio della democrazia.La Tunisia dall’indipendenza alla transizione, Carocci, Roma 2014.

Due to the number of students, classes will be held through lectures giving the overall framework on the different subjects with the help of audio-videos, Power Points presentations and others materials, all regularly uploaded within the e-learning page of the course.

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