Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to providing the student with the ability to deal with cultural / religious difference and manage the related profiles of legal relevance.
At the end of the course, the student will demonstrate knowledge and the ability about:
a) recognizing and dealing with the cultural and religious differences from both epistemological and conceptual points of view;
b) articulating the basic knowledge of the intercultural methodology and to translate the folk legal education of the persons into legal schemes;
c) applying the acquired knowledge and skill to concrete cases, differentiated according to the cultures and religions of the legal subjects, in a creative way and by a sufficient mastery of argumentative technics.
Course contents summary
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.
M. RICCA, Culture interdette. Modernità, migrazioni, diritto interculturale (forthcoming) pp. 1-310
or, in alternative,
M. RICCA, Oltre Babele. Codici per una democrazia interculturale, Dedalo, Bari, 2008, pp. 1-351.
Assessment methods and criteria
When it will be possible, practitioners and scholars of interfaith and intercultural issues will be invited to participate in the course.