Central and Eastern European Contries Political Analysis

lspri2700  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Central and Eastern European Contries Political Analysis
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
15.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
The course aims at giving students the intellectual instruments necessary in order to - define the political and geographical entity "Central and Eastern Europe"; - to trace the political evolution of the region at the 20th century; - to make applied geopolitical studies: case studies related to the minorities problems and borders dispute; - seize the regions position in respect to the (pan)European organizations and Russia.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course presents a political, historical and geopolitical analysis of Central and Eastern Europe. It contributes to the knowledge of this regional entity and the relations maintained by the 'PECO' (Central and Eastern Euro-pean countries and certain ex soviet republics with the European Union and with Russia.
 
Content
Method = Lectures with projection of visual data. Discussion meetings based on the reading of different docu-mentary sources. For specific topics, conferences with outside contributions. Articulation of the course with the work and activities of the team of research of the Chair Inbev-Baillet Latour "Union euro-péenne-russie".
Other information
Geopolitics and international system
Faculty or entity


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Title of the programme
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Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
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