MEBn5040 Contemporary Trends I. - Energy Poverty

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Hedvika Koďousková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Veronika Zapletalová, 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
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! MEB440 Contemporary Trends I. && ! NOW ( MEB440 Contemporary Trends I. )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/20, only registered: 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course identifies and examines the most topical issues and trend in the energy sector. Outcomes and findings of recent research projects carried on both the Department and external institution will be presented in this session. On successful completion of the course, students will be able to understand to real-time information about the development of the most important research issues and trends in the contemporary energy industry. The current topics are reflected in the changing guest lecturers in individual course semesters. Emphasis in this course is placed on the students' active participation in discussions with guest lecturers. The course can be combined with Contemporary Trends II. The courses are thematically complementary.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students should identify and examine the most topical issues and trends in the energy sector.
Syllabus
  • 1) Participation of students in a meeting with the guest lecturer The primary emphasis in this course is placed on the students' active participation in a meeting with the guest lecturer. The 2017 spring semester meeting will take place on Friday, 5 May 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 2) Writing an opinion essay related to the topic of the course To obtain the course credits, students must write an opinion essay of at least four pages (A4), including footnotes and bibliography. The essay topic will be related to the topic of the lecture given by the guest lecturer and will be sent to the students at the beginning of the semester.
Literature
  • GRAAF, Thijs van de. The politics and institutions of global energy governance. First published. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. xvi, 190. ISBN 9781137320728. info
  • Global energy governance in a multipolar world. Edited by Dries Lesage - Thijs van de. Graaf - Kirsten Westphal. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010. xiii, 217. ISBN 9780754694397. info
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, opinion essay
Assessment methods
Participation of students in a meeting, 1 opinion essay
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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