20410295 - ETNOBOTANICA ED ETNOZOOLOGIA

The relationship between humans and the environment: ethnobotany to ethnoecology. Methods used in ethnobiology.
Uses of wild plants (medicinal, food, handicrafts, cosmetics). Ethnobotany and its possible applications (e.g., education, urban home-gardens, tourism, food sector, herbalism, pharmacognosy).
Ethnobiology in various geographical and cultural contexts and relationships with anthropology.
The contribution of ethnozoology to zoology and biogeography. Folk taxonomy and its relationship with the scientific taxonomy.
Traditional and Local Ecological Knowledge.
Overview of subsistence strategies of indigenous communities (hunter-gatherers, farmers, pastoralists).
The role of ethnobiology in environmental conservation and restoration. Concepts of adaptation, resilience, vulnerability and tipping points in Social-Ecological Systems. An analysis of the tragedy of the commons in social-ecological systems (e.g., unregulated fishing and hunting, threatened species).
Traditional management systems of Common resource systems.
Ethnobiology and Ecosystem Services

SAVO VALENTINA

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Programma

The relationship between humans and the environment: ethnobotany to ethnoecology. Methods used in ethnobiology. Uses of wild plants (medicinal, food, handicrafts, cosmetics). Ethnobotany and its possible applications (e.g., education, urban home-gardens, tourism, food sector, herbalism, pharmacognosy). Ethnobiology in various geographical and cultural contexts and relationships with anthropology. The contribution of ethnozoology to zoology and biogeography. Folk taxonomy and its relationship with the scientific taxonomy. Traditional and Local Ecological Knowledge. Overview of subsistence strategies of indigenous communities (hunter-gatherers, farmers, pastoralists). The role of ethnobiology in environmental conservation and restoration. Concepts of adaptation, resilience, vulnerability and tipping points in Social-Ecological Systems. An analysis of the tragedy of the commons in social-ecological systems (e.g., unregulated fishing and hunting, threatened species). Traditional management systems of Common resource systems. Ethnobiology and Ecosystem Services.


Testi Adottati

Caneva G., Pieroni A., Guarrera P.M. (eds) 2013. Etnobotanica: Conservazione di un patrimonio culturale immateriale come risorsa per uno sviluppo sostenibile nel bacino del Mediterraneo. Edipuglia Bari.

Office Hours: every day of the week by appointment by email: valentina.savo@uniroma3.it

Bibliografia Di Riferimento

Caneva G., Pieroni A., Guarrera P.M. (eds) 2013. Etnobotanica: Conservazione di un patrimonio culturale immateriale come risorsa per uno sviluppo sostenibile nel bacino del Mediterraneo. Edipuglia Bari. Office Hours: every day of the week by appointment by email: valentina.savo@uniroma3.it

Modalità Erogazione

THE COURSE ENTAILS FRONTAL LESSONS AND FIELD EXCURSIONS. DURING THE FRONTAL LESSONS, THEORETICAL CONCEPTS ARE EXPLAINED USING CLASS DISCUSSIONS AND POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS. THE FILED EXPERIENCES ENTAIL DIDACTIC VISITS TO PARKS, PUBLIC AND/OR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS.

Modalità Frequenza

THE COURSE ENTAILS FRONTAL LESSONS AND FIELD EXCURSIONS. DURING THE FRONTAL LESSONS, THEORETICAL CONCEPTS ARE EXPLAINED USING CLASS DISCUSSIONS AND POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS. THE FILED EXPERIENCES ENTAIL DIDACTIC VISITS TO PARKS, PUBLIC AND/OR PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS.

Modalità Valutazione

THE ORAL EXAM CONSISTS OF THEORETICAL QUESTIONS ON THE TOPICS OF THE PROGRAM AND THE FINAL GRADE IS CALCULATED AS THE AVERAGE BETWEEN THE SCORE OF THE ORAL EXAM AND OF THE ESSAY PREPARED BY THE STUDENT ON A FREE TOPIC OF THE COURSE.