GEOGRAPHY BY TYPE AND CUSTOMS

GEOGRAPHY BY TYPE AND CUSTOMS

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Code
90544
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
3 credits during the 2nd year of 8708 Maritime and Port Management (LM-77) GENOVA
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime and Port Management)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Course description

The presentation is made through slides (in English) with comments also in English, main topics are geography, commodities trading, the seaborne trade, geopolitics

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Learning of geography, all navigable waters, including rivers, lakes, canals, straits, the legal status of the sea, disputes, privileges, conflicts, the flow of main commodities, shipping routes, trading, origin and destination. 

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

In depth analysis of main commodities, main shipping routes, possible combinations and triangulations, geographical advantages and disadvantages, evolution of trade.

Teaching methods

Presentation with slides, examples of good practices, case study

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part 1) the legal status of the sea, territorial disputes, privileges, boycot, piratery

Part 2) physical geography, oceans, lakes, rivers, tides, straits, canals, waterways, coastal nations, climate

Part 3) commodity trading, the trader's philosophy, the future markets, geopolitics, outlook for main commodites

Part 4) technological evolution, market trends, the custom aspect, international commercial treaties 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slides will be made available on AulaWeb and can be copied, once lesson is concluded

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia/641-ennio-palmesino

Exam Board

ENNIO PALMESINO (President)

HILDA GHIARA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Presentation with slides, examples of good practices, case study

LESSONS START

19 september 2016 till 9 december 2016

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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GEOGRAPHY BY TYPE AND CUSTOMS

EXAMS

Assessment methods

End-course questionnaire

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Compulsory