GEOPOLITICS

GEOPOLITICS

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Code
94684
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8459 History (L-42) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (History)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course aims at reconstructing the link between geographical theory and political practice, highlighting the changes in the meaning of geographical space, induced by the evolution of Western political and cultural structure

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims at reconstructing the link between geographical disciplines and reflections on the phenomenon of power. In particular, we will highlight the methods by which the description of physical and anthropic space relates to the transmission of concepts and images that constitute the Western geopolitical consciousness.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main objective of the course is to understand the relationship between space representation (both cartographic and textual) and the exercise of power, the primary role of geography in the formation of collective identity, the relationship between geography and the cultural system.

Teaching methods

Discussion and analysis of the main topics related to the history of geopolitics

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Lessons for a total of 54 hours (9 CFU)

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

I. TALIA- V.AMATO, Scenari e mutamenti geopolitici: competizione e egemonia nei grandi spazi, Bologna, Pátron ed., 2015

E. BORIA, Carte come armi, Nuova Cultura, 2012

Limes. Rivista italiana di geopolitica (un numero a scelta dell'annata 2016 o 2017)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Thursday 9 - 11 ( DAFIST- via Balbi 2 ; III floor)

Exam Board

CARLA PAMPALONI (President)

CHIARA VANGELISTA

GIUSEPPE ROCCA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Discussion and analysis of the main topics related to the history of geopolitics

LESSONS START

September 18th

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The assessment method involves the oral discussion of the topics under discussion