Geoeconomy

lspri2310  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Geoeconomy
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Language
English
Main themes
This course aims at defining foreign policy through the history of ideas (apprehension of the concept of political thinking), a political and administrative approach (progressive definition of the structure of the State depending on this activity and of the role of diplomacy), and a content-focussed approach (specific object of foreign policy, and its changes through time). The course then analyses the mechanisms of elaboration and the application of a foreign policy (decision-taking). The study of particular foreign policies (UK, Belgium and a Southern State) will be used as a case study.
Content
The course examines different perspectives of geoeconomy. After studying the characteristics and definition of geoeconomics, the course will study different themas: rare earth, globalisation, shale gas and oil, free trade....
Online resources
moodle, ppt, dossier
Bibliography
  • PPT et dossier de lecture
Teaching materials
  • PPT et dossier de lecture
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations