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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Course unit
LE01122452, A.A. 2014/15

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Degree course Second cycle degree in
LE0607, Degree course structure A.Y. 2013/14, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination TERRITORY ANALYSIS
Department of reference Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Teacher in charge ANDREA PASE M-GGR/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines M-GGR/01 Geography 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 01/10/2014
End of activities 24/01/2015
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
6 Commissione 2016/17 01/12/2016 30/11/2017 PASE ANDREA (Presidente)
BERTONCIN MARINA (Membro Effettivo)
5 Commissione 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 PASE ANDREA (Presidente)
BERTONCIN MARINA (Membro Effettivo)
4 Commissione 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 PASE ANDREA (Presidente)
BERTONCIN MARINA (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: Fundamental of geography (one exam of geography during first level).
Target skills and knowledge: The first aim of the course is to achieve deepen skills in historical-geographical and social-geographical research construction, by means studying and analyzing territory and territoriality.
A second aim is to achieve knowledge about the concepts of distance and proximity, in their different interpretations.
The third aim is enforce critical abilities in analyzing case studies. A focus will interest dynamics of territorial systems by means power relationships.
Examination methods: Oral examination (closed books).
Assessment criteria: Ability to recognize and to correlate the elements of a territorial system.
Ability to demonstrate the development of a process of territorialization and the related dynamics of territoriality, also through examples.
Ability to describe the actor analysis.
Course unit contents: Firstly the course focuses on theoretical-methodological approach in order to carry on historical-geographical and social-geographical researches (analysis of territorial actions, processes of territorial construction, historical evolution of territories, territoriality’s dynamics). This approach will be verified in specific case studies, in a diachronical perspective. Specifically we will analyze the role of proximity.

1- Analysis of territory and territoriality: theory and methodologies;
2- Geographies of proximity;
3- Case studies.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Study class notes and required book.
Case studies.

Methodology: lectures, discussions with the teacher.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Bertoncin M., Pase A., D. Quatrida, Geografie di prossimità. Prove sul terreno. Milano: FrancoAngeli, 2014. Cerca nel catalogo