Universität Wien FIND

290032 VO Introduction into Political Geography (2007W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

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Language: German

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Thursday 04.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 11.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 18.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 25.10. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 08.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 15.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 22.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 29.11. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 06.12. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 13.12. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 10.01. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 17.01. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 24.01. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 31.01. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Concept: Introduction into guiding principles and actual research fields of Political Geography.
Objectives: Knowledge of most important theories and concepts of Political Geography especially those of postmodernism as well as actual research fields shown along practical examples.
What is the meaning of Political Geography? A first introduction. Right and wrong ways in dealing with Political Geography versus Geopolitics 1895-2005, the discipline history. Political geographical analysis based on critical, neo-marxist and liberal onsets. Geographical conflict research/Radical Geography. Critical Geography. Real human space and constructed imaginations. Deconstructiion of the archeology of power symbols.
Actual fields of research: Political conflicts concerning territorial power, local, national, global. Globalization effects and new international relations. Political conflicts around economic as well as ecological ressources. Regional conflicts and new social movements. Space patterns of collective political identity.

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