GEOPOLITICS

GEOPOLITICS

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Code
75390
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 10177 MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION (LM-52) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MASTER'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL SCIENCES AND COOPERATION)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the students will be able to understand the main issues related to geopolitics. They will also acquire a terminology useful to orient themselves in literature; at the same time, they will be able to understand and examine scientific texts. Therefore, they could be able to understand the current geopolitics with contents and strategies, which change with unexpected frequency. They will be able also to explain, and sometimes, interpret some of the main geopolitical themes both in oral and in written form.

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar activities, case analysis also realised through group work (written work and oral presentation).

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course, after having dealt with the birth of the discipline and its evolution, examines

- The main theories and the post-Cold War period

- The geopolitical implications of natural and energetic resources, demography and religions, economy and finance

- The geopolitical situation of Italy and of the other main strategic geographical areas of the world

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Graziano M., Geopolitica. Orientarsi nel grande disordine internazionale, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2019.. Students have to study all the volume.

Non-attending students have also to study another volume or additional study material.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Gian Marco Ugolini: Office hour for students’ reception takes place on TUESDAY from 3 to 5 pm c/o teacher's office at DISPO - Albergo dei Poveri, Piazzale Brignole, 2 canc., Torre centrale, IV Piano, room 4 / 39b. It is better to check in advance by e-mail the presence of the teacher.  

Exam Board

GIAN MARCO UGOLINI (President)

ALBERTO DE SANCTIS (President)

MAURO SPOTORNO

PIETRO PIANA

CARLO MORGANTI

STEFANIA MANGANO

ANDREA CATANZARO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, seminar activities, case analysis also realised through group work (written work and oral presentation).

LESSONS START

LESSONS START ON 7th OCTOBER 2019

ORARI

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

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GEOPOLITICS

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Assessment methods

The learning outcomes acquired by the student are verified and ascertained by an oral exam that allows verifying the ability to express themselves dialectically with property by organizing a structured discourse. Master students have also to use a technical language.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/06/2020 09:30 GENOVA Orale
15/07/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale
24/07/2020 10:30 GENOVA Orale
10/09/2020 14:30 GENOVA Orale