GEOGRAPHICAL SPACE: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL APPROACHES

Second cycle degree in LOCAL DEVELOPMENT (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: MARINA BERTONCIN

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: - Basic Knowledge of Human Geography
Examination methods: -Oral examination (closed books);
-Report (1500 words max.) concerning issues arising from the Residential Seminar.
Course unit contents: 1-The theoretical definition and evolution of the concept of space;
2-Study and application of space analytical patterns and tools: the process of territorialisation, analysis of territoriality, utilising the proximity and distance relational system as a theoretical tool to detect real world geographical dynamics (e.g. selected case studies for practical lessons);
3-Fieldwork experience: a practical experience of space analysis. It consists of a 3-day Residential Seminar (Po Delta, 3-day Residential Seminar: Cà Vendramin, Rovigo, 9-11 November 2017). THIS IS ONLY FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING THE COURSE.