BERTONCIN MARINA

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Structure Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
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Qualification Professore ordinario
Scientific sector M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
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Sezione di Geografia, DiSSGeA, Via del Santo, n. 26, Padova Il docente riceve su appuntamento (marina.bertoncin@unipd.it)
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Proposals for thesis
THESIS PROPOSALS

Theoretical approach:
- Analysis of the territorialization process;
- Territorial analysis;
- Analysis of modes of territorial action;
- Interpretation of local development processes;
- Proximity analysis
Contents:
- Hydraulic territorialization in the Po Delta;
- The process of designing & implementing the Po Delta Park;
- River Agreements (Po Delta);
- The National Strategy for the Internal Areas (Po Delta);
- Delocalisation process of Venetian companies;
- Hydraulic territorialization in the PVS;
- Territorial development processes in the PVS;
- Crises of major irrigation projects;
- Land grabbing;
- Dynamics of local development

Case studies most frequently investigated:

- The Po Delta;
- The territories of Venetian relocation: Veneto, Tunisia, Romania, Slovakia;
- The Sub-Saharan Africa (Senegal, Mauritania, Niger, Burkina, Mali, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Sudan, Egypt).

Curriculum Vitae
Marina Bertoncin (1960)
1- CURRENT POSITION
Full Professor of Geography - M-GGR/01 (2008 - ), Geography Division, Department of History, Geography and Ancient History (DISSGeA), University of Padova.
2 - EDUCATION AND TRAINING
(1995-1997) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Subject Focus: Earth Sciences, Department of Geography, University of Padova
(1991-1994) PhD in Human Geography “Humans and the Environment”, VI Cycle, Department of Geography, University of Padova
(1989-1990) M.Sc. in Third World Rural Development, Department of Land and Agroforestry Systems, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Padova
3 - ACADEMIC CAREER
(2005-2008) Professor (M-GGR/01), Department of Geography, Faculty of Education, University of Padova
(2001-2004) Associate Professor (M06A-M-GGR/01), Department of Geography, Faculty of Education, University of Padova
(1996-1999) Researcher (M06A), (1996-1999), Department of Geography, Faculty of Education, University of Padova
4 - REFEREE
2015 - Peer Reviewer for the international academic journal: Restoration Ecology
2015 - Peer Reviewer for the academic journal: Archivio di studi urbani e regionali
2013 - Peer Reviewer for the international academic journal: Fennia International Journal of Geography,
2010 - Peer Reviewer for the following national academic journals: Rivista Geografica Italiana & Bollettino della Società Geografica
5- ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
2016 - Director of the Master’s Degree in Local Development Master II
2016 - General Coordinator of the International Joint Master’s Degree in Sustainable Territorial Development (with KU Leuven, Paris I Sorbonne, UCDB Campo Grande, Brasil)
2016 - Co-ordinator of the Geography Section of DISSGeA
2015 - Co-ordinator of the Didactic Commission of DISSGeA
2015 - Erasmus Mundus Scholar - Al Idrisi II, (academic exchange programme between Europe and North Africa) Staff Exchange: granted scholarship to teach at Cairo University
2014 - EMMC Lecturer - SteDe: Sustainable Territorial Development, Erasmus Mundus Scholars Scholarship at UCDB, Campo Grande (MS) August 13th-September 07th 2014
2014 - Member of the Regional PhD School Board for “Historical, geographical and anthropological studies”, University of Padova, Venezia and Verona
2013 - Member (elected) of the AGEI Executive Committee (Association of the Italian Geographers) National Governing Council (2013-2017)
2013-2016 Member (elected) of the Scientific Commission of Area 13 (History, Philosophy, Geography and Antropology), University of Padova (2013-2016)
2012 - Scientific Director of the Series: “Nuove geografie. Strumenti di lavoro”, Franco Angeli, Milano
2012-2015 - Co-ordinator of the Commission for the DiSSGeA Department Initiatives
2012-2015 - Member of the Scientific Commission of the DiSSGeA Department
2011-2014 - Member of the Steering Committee of the Regional PhD School in “Historical, Geographical and Anthropological Studies”, University of Padova, Venezia and Verona
2009-2011 - Deputy Director of the Department of Geography
2008-2010 - Deputy Director of the PhD School in “Historical Studies”, University of Padova
2008-2010 - Co-ordinator of the geographical course “Human and Physical Geography” of the PhD School in “Historical Studies”, University of Padova


Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): B6467EC5148D5ED5041A4D207A033570.pdf

Research areas
RESEARCH ISSUES

1- ACTORS AND TERRITORIAL ANALYSIS: theoretical and empirical perspectives (PO DELTA AREA)

2- IRRIGATION AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN SAHELO-SUDANESE BELT: theoretical and empirical perspectives (Senegal, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Soudan). Research projects have been carried out in co-operation with African and European Universities and Research Centres

3- LOCAL DEVELOPMENT TERRITORIALITY AND PROXIMITY DYNAMICS (“CONTRACT OF MOUTH”: PO DELTA; INTERNAL AREAS STRATEGY: PO DELTA; FIRMS’ DELOCALISATION PROCESSES: NORTH-EAST OF ITALY, EASTERN EUROPE)

Publications
BOOKS (SELECTION)
Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase and Daria Quatrida (2014), Geografie di prossimità. Prove sul terreno, FrancoAngeli, Milano, pp. 1-237.
Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase (2012), Autour du Lac Tchad: enjeux, tensions et conflits pour le control de l'eau, Harmattan, Paris, pp. 1-354.
Marina Bertoncin (2004), Logiche di terre e acqua. Le geografie incerte del Delta del Po, CIERRE, Verona, pp. 1-500.
SELECTED BOOK CHAPTERS (5)
1- Marina Bertoncin, Daria Quatrida (2016), Learning through experience in an interdisciplinary and multicultural context, in Manzanera Ruiz R. (ed), Jartum: experiencias internacionales de cooperación universitaria y de desarrollo desde el Grupo Coimbra, Granada, Universidad de Granada, ISBN: 978-84-338-5910-5, pp. 77-106.
3- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase et Muhamad Waziri (2015), L’irrigation sur les rives nigérianes. Grands projets contrariés et hybridation contemporaine, in Atlas du Lac Tchad, Magrin G., Lemoalle J., Pourtier R. (dir.), Paris, Passages, (pp. 226), pp. 107-109.
4- Marina Bertoncin, Patrick Fournier (2014), Réflexions ouvertes. Les zone humides de la Méditerranée: probleme ou opportunité, contrainte ou ressource?, in Franchomme M. (et alii), (dir.), Les zones humides méditerranéennes hier et aujourd’hui, Actes du Colloque interdisciplinaire organisé par le Groupe d’Histoire des Zones Humides (Paris, France) et l’Università di Padova, Padova University Press, Padova, pp. 333-365.
5- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase and Daria Quatrida (2011), Between representation of territories, land uses and development projects. Two case studies in yesterday’s and today’s Sahel: the Lake Chad basin and the Senegal river, in Courel M.F., Taleghani M. and Tashpolat T. (eds), Watarid 2. Control and mangement of water in arid and semi arid zones, Editions Hermann, Paris, pp. 279-284.
5- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase (2010), Territorializzazioni, territorialità, trasgressioni: acqua e sviluppo nel bacino ciadiano, in Turco A. (a cura di), Governance ambientale e sviluppo locale in Africa. Cooperazioni, saperi, cartografie, Franco Angeli, Milano, pp. 93-118.
SELECTED ARTICLES (5)
1- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase, Daria Quatrida (2016), L’émergence de nouvelles «constellations de mobilités» dans les microentreprises féminines du secteur créatif et culturel italien (Province de Padoue), in Méditerranée, Revue Géographique du Pays Meditérranéens [Online], 124 | 2015, pp. 103-109.
2- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase, Daria Quatrida (2016), Dynamiques de Proximité : le cas de la délocalisation en Roumanie du “modèle Nord-Est” des districts italiens (Italie - Roumanie), in Géographie, Économie, Société, 18/2, pp. 283-300.
3- Marina Bertoncin, Andrea Pase (2015), Progetti di sviluppo e trasformazioni territoriali: l’esempio di una zona umida saheliana (Camerun). Rivista Geografica Italiana, Annata CXXII - Fasc. 1 - Marzo 2015, pp. 15-32.
4- Marina Bertoncin (et alii) (2015), La prossimità: una chiave geografica per interpretare i progetti di sviluppo, in Bignante E., Dansero E. e Loda M., (a cura di), Geotema (numero monografico): Esplorazioni per la cooperazione allo sviluppo: il contributo del sapere geografico, 2015, pp. 55-62 .
5- Marina Bertoncin (et alii), (2014), Le contrat d’embouchure du delta du Pô: un nouveau défi pour la gestion participative du territoire, Développement durable & territoire, (en ligne), vol. 5, n. 3.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SU2446 COMMON SUP7080280 6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
SF1334 002RO SFO2042863 9 2nd Year First
semester
ITA MARINA BERTONCIN


Responsibility of other activity for A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
IA2384 COMMON SUP4065280 12 2nd Year Second
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
SU2446 COMMON SFM0014288 8 1st Year Annual ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
SU2446 COMMON SFM0014296 1 1st Year First
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
IA2447 COMMON SFN1029258 2 1st Year First
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN