MEBn5041 ContemporaryTrends II.

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. et Mgr. Veronika Zapletalová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Břetislav Dančák, 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)
! MEB441 ContemporaryTrends II. && ! NOW ( MEB441 ContemporaryTrends II. )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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 I. The courses are thematically complementary.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, the students should identify and examine the most topical issues and trend in the energy sector.
Syllabus
  • The 2017 spring semester meeting will take place on Friday, 19 May 2017 (15:15 – 16:45). The actual meeting will include an introductory lecture given by the guest lecturer followed by a discussion. Student participation is a requirement for passing the course! The topic of the session in the 2017 spring semester – Electricity Markets at a crossroads: Energy Only Market or Capacity Mechanisms?
Literature
  • GRAAF, Thijs van de. The politics and institutions of global energy governance. First published. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. xvi, 190. ISBN 9781137320728. info
  • BUCHAN, David. Energy and climate change : Europe at the cross roads. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiv, 218. ISBN 9780199569908. info
Teaching methods
Participation of students in a meeting with the guest lecturer; Writing an opinion essay related to the topic of the course.
Assessment methods
opinion essay + participation of students in a meeting with the guest lecturer
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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