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ROMAN FOUNDATIONS OF EUROPEAN LAW - ADVANCED COURSE
FONDAMENTI DEL DIRITTO EUROPEO - CORSO AVANZATO

A.Y. Credits
2020/2021 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Ulrico Agnati At the end of each lesson or by appointment via email
Teaching in foreign languages
Course partially taught in a foreign language English
This course is taught partially in Italian and partially in a foreign language. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

International Politics, Society, Economics (LM-62)
Curriculum: COMUNE
Date Time Classroom / Location
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Learning Objectives

The aim of the course is to identify the main features of European law, analysing the historical evolution of the some relevant topics and institutes, along with a cultural comparison between the Western legal tradition and other legal experiences.

Program

The course examines the European legal evolution in order to provide an overview of the basic notions of contemporary law, concepts and institutions.

The main subjects of the course: 1. Religious and Secular Law. Bridging across Law and Ethics. Natural and Positive law. 2. Secular Law and Public institutions. The institutional framework inherited from Rome. The medieval experience and its evolution. Modern and contemporary models of state organization. 3. The relationship between the individual and the State. Individual rights into the ancient and medieval world. Social contract's theory. The issue of sovereignty. 4. The creation of civic rules. Customs from primary to secondary source. The law, from ancient to modern codification. Legal science: rules’ production and interpretation. 5. Analysis of some relevant figures of European Law such as person, family, successions, property, contracts, international treaties.

Bridging Courses

No bridging courses required.

A good knowledge of the English language is necessary.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge and understanding. At the end of the course the student is expected to know and remember the evolutionary stages of the European legal experience, along with its most important institutes; to consider the interaction of the legal phenomenon with politics, society and culture.

Applying knowledge and understanding. Students will develop the ability to offer an interpretation of the rules, with a proper understanding of the legal and socio-political content, related to ideals and values. Moreover, attending students are expected to be able to independently analyse documents selected by the professor and to communicate effectively using an appropriate legal lexicon.

Making judgmentents. Students will develop interpretative skills and the ability to give personal evaluations on the profiles considered during the course.

Communication skills. Students will develop the ability to express the knowledge acquired with a proper legal language, following argumentative paths typical of legal logic.

Learning skills. Students must have developed good learning skills, which allow them to extend and deepen the knowledge acquired during the course independently.

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Didactic working methods through which these objectives are intended: lectures, analysis of documents from different cultural contexts and from different historical periods, audio-visual materials, seminar meetings with scholars and experts, discussions, personal research.

An active participation of the students is required.

Attendance

The student shall attend three lessons on four in order to sit the exam as an 'attending student'.

Course books

Mauro Barberis, Europa del diritto. Sull'identità giuridica europea, Bologna (Il Mulino), 2008 (or the last edition available). - Parte Terza “Europa: comunità di diritto” - 7. Evoluzione di una domunità di diritto - 8. Un laboratorio concettuale - 9. Una teoria del diritto europeo

Assessment

The achievement of the learning outcomes will be verified according to the following indication. The student will write in English or in Italian a short essay about a topic analyzed during the course and he will discuss the essay in an oral examination.

The evaluation criteria and the scale of marks are as follows:

less than 18/30: competence level insufficient. The student doesn’t reach the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”.

18-20: competence level sufficient. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”.

21-23: competence level satisfactory. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding” and in “applied knowledge and understanding”.

24-26: competence level good. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding” and “making judgments”.

27-29: competence level very good. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding”, “making judgments” and “communication skills”.

30-30 with honours: competence level excellent. The student fully attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding”, “making judgments” and “learning skills”.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Course books

Paolo Grossi, A history of European law, Malden, Mass. (Wiley-Blackwell), 2010 (or the last edition available).

Mauro Barberis, Europa del diritto. Sull'identità giuridica europea, Bologna (Il Mulino), 2008 (or the last edition available) - study only: Parte Terza “Europa: comunità di diritto” - 7. Evoluzione di una domunità di diritto - 8. Un laboratorio concettuale - 9. Una teoria del diritto europeo

Assessment

The achievement of the learning outcomes will be verified through an oral examination, in which the student will answer to questions about the content of the textbooks.

The evaluation criteria and the scale of marks are as follows:

less than 18/30: competence level insufficient. The student doesn’t reach the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”.

18-20: competence level sufficient. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”.

21-23: competence level satisfactory. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding” and in “applied knowledge and understanding”.

24-26: competence level good. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding” and “making judgments”.

27-29: competence level very good. In particular, the student attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding”, “making judgments” and “communication skills”.

30-30 with honours: competence level excellent. The student fully attains the learning results described in “knowledge and understanding”, “applied knowledge and understanding”, “making judgments” and “learning skills”.

Notes

In order to receive an answer to your e-mail, please write from your university address (name.surname@campus.uniurb.it)

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