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Teaching

Contextual Studies programme

Federico Luisetti offers the following courses in Contextual Studies programme at the University of St. Gallen:

Bachelor

  • Corruption and Criminality, the Italian Way
  • Rethinking Politics: From Machiavelli to Contemporary Debates
  • Postcolonialism. Politics, Methods, and Texts
  • Toxic Country. Italy and Environmental Emergencies
  • Turmoil. Italian Literature, Culture, and Politics in the 1960s and 1970s

Master

  • Machiavelli: Populism, Power, and the People
  • Rethinking Societies and Cultures in the Age of Climate Change
  • The Anthropocene. Critical Perspectives on a New Epoch of Humanity
  • The Italian Difference. Biopolitics and Italian Theory
  • The Global Environment. Critical Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Futures

Bachelor/Master

  • Workshop Responsibility

 

Managing Climate Solutions Certificate (MaCS)

The following Master courses are also part of the Managing Climate Solutions Certificate (MaCS) at the University of St. Gallen:

  • The Anthropocene. Critical Perspectives on a New Epoch of Humanity
  • Rethinking Societies and Cultures in the Age of Climate Change
  • The Global Environment. Critical Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Futures

Course Directory

For an up-to-date list of courses please visit the course directory:

Autumn semester 2023

Spring semester 2023

Autumn semester 2022

 

Italian Language Courses and Public Lectures

The Department of Italian Culture and Society offers these Italian language courses and each semester, our Team or external lecturers teach a public lecture on Italian literature, culture, and society:

To the Italien language courses (Keyword search "Italienisch")

To the public lectures

Supervision of Bachelor and Master Theses

Prof. Ph.D. Federico Luisetti welcomes theses in English and Italian in the following research fields and subject areas:

  • The Environmental Humanities
  • Critical Sustainability Studies
  • Italian Culture and Society
  • Italian Sociopolitical Theory and History
  • Italian Feminism and Social Movements
  • Political Ecology
  • Cultural Studies and Cultural Theory
  • Postcolonial Studies

Titles of recently directed Master and Bachelor theses at the University of St. Gallen:

  • The Ideologies of Management Education (co-supervised with Prof. Chris Steyaert)
  • Fragmented Space and the Disfigured City (co-supervised with Prof. Emmanuel Alloa)
  • Storia dei servizi di intelligence italiani dal secondo dopoguerra ad oggi
  • Criminal Mechanisms in the Waste Disposal Business of the Camorra
  • The COVID-19 Pandemic and Gender Inequality: a Feminist Interpretation
  • The Italian Post-War "Economic Miracle" and Social Transformation
  • Exploring a Catholic Financial Scandal in the Italy of '70/80: “Questo Processo si chiama IOR”
  • Neoliberalism, the Financialization of Nature, and Carbon Finance
  • The Brazilian Amazon Region and Global Environmental Politics: A Critical Qualitative Analysis of the 2019 Amazon Fires
  • Rethinking Environmental Protection in Switzerland: A Socio-political Approach
  • Mussolini’s Cult of Personality: Social and Political Change in Italy

 

Please contact the Chair to suggest a topic in the range of the above-mentioned subject areas and research fields.

 


Contact

Prof. Ph.D. Federico Luisetti
Associate Professor for Italian Culture and Society
University of St.Gallen
Office 51-6005
Unterer Graben 21
9000 St.Gallen
federico.luisetti(at)unisg.ch

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