European Union - Russia: geopolitical issues of the Eurasian continent - IBL Chair

leusl2308  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

European Union - Russia: geopolitical issues of the Eurasian continent - IBL Chair
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Q2
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
LEUSL2012 "Exernal Action of the EU"
Learning outcomes

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

1 This course offers a thorough analysis of challenges arising in the relations between Russia and Europe. It covers political, economical, and security issues in this area, and the institutional tools available for dealing with them. A special attention is dedicated to the EU's external policy from 1988 until today. The overall objective is to provide students with a comprehensive view of the challenges and the processes of the Euro-Russian "common space".
 
Content
Introduction to European-Russian relations: historical and geographical context
Introduction to European-Russian relations: ideologies and doctrines
Introduction to European-Russian relations: transnational issues - energy
Introduction to European-Russian relations: transnational issues - security
EU and Russian policies in the states of Eastern Europe (Moldova, Belarus, Ukraine)
EU and Russian policies in the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
EU and Russian policies in the states of Central Asia
Russian and European approaches to international challenges: the Middle East, rivalry between the major powers, the environment, multilateralism
Teaching methods
Traditional teaching; reading folder available at the beginning of the quadrimester 
Evaluation methods
Depending on the number of students, this will involve either the presentation of a written paper or a written exam.
Other information
10 offline + 3 online classes
The schedule is updated every year. Please check the schedule before registering. 
Online resources
https://www.europerussiedebats.org
Bibliography
Le cours 2021-2022 fera notamment référence à l'ouvrage suivant : Erika Fatland, "La frontière - Un voyage autour de la Russie, de la Corée du Nord à la Norvège", Gaia, 2019, 667 pages. Plus d'infos ici
Teaching materials
  • Le dossier de lecture est en cours de mise à jour
Faculty or entity


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