ESS425 CEE- Russia Energy relations

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martin Jirušek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Vlček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Filip Černoch, Ph.D.
Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Timetable
Thu 22. 2. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 1. 3. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 8. 3. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 15. 3. 9:45–11:15 U32, Thu 22. 3. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 29. 3. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 5. 4. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 12. 4. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 19. 4. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 26. 4. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 3. 5. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 10. 5. 11:30–13:00 U43, Thu 17. 5. 11:30–13:00 U43
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/25, only registered: 0/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the situation in energy sector of countries in central and Eastern Europe and related issues with special emphasis on sectors of natural gas, oil and nuclear energy. The course will analyse specific relations between countries in the region and Russia within examined sectors and with regard to historic development, foreign policy discourse, economic trends, etc. Upon completion of the course students will be able to: - understand the role of energy commodities in the examined region - critically assess the role of energy commodities in Russian behaviour and behaviour of countries within the region - analyse energy sectors of countries within the region - explain the nexus between energy and foreign policy discourse of Russia and examined countries
Syllabus
  • 1) Introduction 2) Energy as a policy tool; discussion 3) History of energy related ties between Russia and Europe 4) Specific features of natural gas, oil and nuclear energy; discussion 5) Energy sectors and economic development in post-communist European countries; Russia and energy exports 6) Russia in the sector of natural gas in European countries I (CEE and South-eastern Europe) 7) Russia in the sector of natural gas in European countries II (South-eastern Europe and Balkan states) 8) Russia in the sector of natural gas in European countries IIII (Baltic states) 9) Reading week 10) Russia and nuclear and oil sectors in Europe I 11) Russia and nuclear and oil sectors in Europe II 12) Russia and nuclear and oil sectors in Europe III
Teaching methods
Lectures, in-class discussions, reading of course-related literature, courseworks
Assessment methods
Mid-term test, course works, final exam
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2017, Spring 2019.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2018, recent)
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