Problematics of History
It is intended that the students acquire: an in-depth knowledge about the main theoretical problems of current historiography; critical thinking; the ability to choose a sector of expertise, to plan and to carry out the work required by the curricular unit, as well as to use these skills in the preparation of the research of its thesis; ability to be creative in developing ideas and pursuing research objectives; the ability to take advantage of the main opportunities for collaborative research on an international scale in the field of social sciences and the humanities; capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge through research.
Maria Fernanda Fernandes Garcia Rollo
Weekly - 2
Total - 280
Especificamente disponibilizada para cada sessão.
Conferences; study visits; discussion panels; complementary scientific activities Tutorial guidance by a teacher or researcher specific to each student.
Evaluation Methodologies - Participation in the sessions(10%), Progress report of research activity(10%), Theoretical essay considering the problems evoked in the sessions, trying to explore the links with their research. The essay will be presented and discussed in session.(80%)
Module one. Resources and challenges for research; Module two. State of the art and current problems for History, Archaeology and Archival; Module three. Humanities and Society. Open Science - information organization and management, open access, collaborative research, citizen science, science and society; Module four. What place for the Social Sciences, the Arts and the Humanities, and history in particular in the scientific system? Challenges, trends and opportunities.
Programs where the course is taught:
- Specialisation in Arqueology
- Especialidade em Arquivística Histórica
- Especialidade em História Antiga
- Specialisation in Contemporary History
- Especialidade em História dos Descobrimentos e da Expansão Portuguesa
- Especialidade em História Medieval
- Especialidade em História Moderna
- Especialidade em Pré-história