Checking date: 29/04/2022

Course: 2022/2023

History of the today's world
Study: Bachelor in History and Politics (352)

Coordinating teacher: HUGUET SANTOS, MONTSERRAT

Department assigned to the subject: Humanities: History, Geography and Art Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
THE BIRTH OF THE CURRENT WORLD. 1945-1960 1 The postwar consensus and shared hegemony. 2. International society as a historical subject. 3. Genesis and models of Socialism 4. The consolidation of the Third World. THE WORLD REORDERING. 1945-1990 5.The techno-scientific acceleration. The nuclear challenge and the space race. 6. The techno-scientific acceleration. Health and welfare society. 7. Civil rights, gender and the environment. Activisms 8. Fragmentation and extremes at the end of the 20th century. OUR HISTORICAL PRESENT. 1990-2021 9. The information revolution and offshoring. 10. The reinvention of leadership and hegemony. 11. The geopolitics of the XXI century.
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. They will present the knowledge that students should acquire. They will receive the class notes and will have basic texts of reference to facilitate the follow-up of the classes and the development of the subsequent work. Exercises, practical problems on the part of the student will be solved and workshops and tests of evaluations will be carried out to acquire the necessary capacities. AF2. TUTORIES. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher. AF3. INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP STUDENT WORK. MD1 THEORY CLASS. Exhibitions in the teacher's class with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the materials and bibliography are provided to complement the students' learning. MD2. PRACTICES. Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by the teacher individually or in groups. MD3. TUTORIES. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher. IN CASE OF SPECIAL MEASURES FOR A NEW HEALTH EMERGENCY SCENARIO TEACHING IS FULL TAUGHT IN THE SYNCHRONOUS AND INTERACTIVE ONLINE MODALITY THROUGH BLACKBOARD COLLABORATE THERE ARE NO SPECIAL MEASURES DIFFERENT FROM THOSE CONTEMPLATED IN THE REGULAR REINA PROGRAM
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • John Ashley Soames Grenville. A History of the World from the 20th to the 21st Century, Nueva York, Londres, 2005. Nueva York, London, Routledge. 2005
  • John Rees. Timelines: A Political History of the Modern World . New York, Routledge. 2012
  • Judt, Tony. Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945. London, Pimlyco. 2011
  • Salvadori, Massimo. Breve Historia del Siglo XX. Alianza. 2013

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.