cod. 1006575

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - First semester
- Giancarlo ANELLO
Academic discipline
Diritto canonico e diritto ecclesiastico (IUS/11)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

A) Knowledge and understanding: the course aims at providing the student the ability to face cultural / religious difference and to manage the related profiles of legal relevance.

B) Knowledge and understanding skills applied:
At the end of the course, the student will have acquired the ability to recognize and treat cultural and religious difference from an epistemological and conceptual point of view;
to articulate the interpretative capacity of situations and legal cases characterized by cultural differences; apply the skills acquired to concrete cases, differentiated into
reason of the cultures and religions belonging to the subjects of law, in a creative way and with sufficient mastery of the exhibition techniques

C) Autonomy of judgment: the course aims at giving students the conceptual and categorical tools useful for a first qualification about the religious, political and social phenomena of the globalized world.

D) Communication skills: the course aims at providing the basic notions of categorization according to the religions understood as languages of contemporaneity

E) Ability to learn: the course aims aims at providing students with the basics to orient themselves in the world of media, and international cultural institutions, Italian so as to make them as independent as possible and objective about the analysis strategies and the judgments related to this complex and culturally distant reality



Course unit content

The course consists of an exposition of the basic principles governing the
treatment of cultural and religious difference into Italian Law. It explains
the guidelines for developing policies and strategies of legal integration
between persons of different religious and cultural traditions.

Full programme

Introduction of the course and the program: terminology and useful concepts: religion, culture, institutions.

Human Rights
Processes of Secularization

Legal Traditions of the world

Interculture and Institutional Pluralism


M. Ricca, Oltre Babele, Dedalo, Bari, 2008
G. Anello, Teologia linguistica e diritto laico, Mimesis, Milano, 2015
(or another book of the same author, in press)

Teaching methods

During the lessons presentation by the professor will alternate with interactive moments with the students. To promote active participation in the course, individual and group activities will be planned, through the use of Elly

Assessment methods and criteria

A) Evaluation of attending students will be made during the course through written tests(short essays, project work, research reports, etc.) and at the end of the course through an on-line interview
B) Non attending students are expected to discuss the topics and contents of the suggested bibliography.
The evaluation consists of an interview aimed at verifying the knowledge and concepts, the capability to express concepts and contents of the teaching, the interest in scientific investigation

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