74693 - ENERGY MARKET AND SECURITY IN THE BALTICS AND RUSSIA

Scheda insegnamento

  • Docente Arunas Molis

  • Crediti formativi 4

  • SSD M-STO/03

  • Modalità di erogazione In presenza (Convenzionale)

  • Lingua di insegnamento Inglese

  • Orario delle lezioni dal 09/04/2018 al 20/04/2018

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

The module is designed to provide an overview and in-depth analysis of the complex relationship between different players in energy sector in the Baltic region and in relation to the Russian strategies and political behavior. Upon completion of the module students will understand the context and the current situation in energy sector in the areas focused during the module. They will be also aware with the strategic documents of the common European energy policy and will be able to describe the major trends as well as the problems in the Baltic relations with Russia. Last but not least, students will be aware how to effectively acquire information about energy issues and security.

Programma/Contenuti

Course is designed to provide an overview and in-depth analysis of the complex relationship between different players in energy sector. Energy interests of the Baltic States in the context of their EU membership and close relations with post-soviet space is at the core of the course. Upon completion of the course students will understand the context and the current situation in the energy sector of the Baltic States and beyond. They will be also aware with the strategic documents of the common European energy policy and will be able to describe the major trends as well as the problems in the EU relations with external suppliers. Last but not least, students will be aware how to effectively acquire information about energy issues.

Testi/Bibliografia

  1. J. Perovic, “Russian energy power, domestic and international dimensions” in “Russian Energy Power and foreign relations”, Routledge, 2009. p.1-17
  2. Loskot-Strachota, Agata (2008): Gazprom’s expansion in the EU – co-operation or domination? Warsaw: Centre for Eastern Studies. <http://www.batory.org.pl/doc/GP_EXP_US_1.pdf >
  3. T. Romanova, “Energy policy of Russia: still in a state of flux?” in “Energy. Pulling the Baltic Sea region together or apaprt”, Latvian Institute of international affairs, 2009. p. 122-156
  4. Tatiana A. Mitrova, Russia’s Energy Industry and its Global Role, Global Energy Security, Moscow, 2006
  5. Tatiana A. Mitrova, The notion of energy security. Different approaches to defining energy security, Global Energy Security, Moscow, 2006.
  6. V. E. Fortov, A. A. Makarov, and T. A. Mitrova, Global Energy Security: Problems and Solutions, Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 77, No. 1, 2007, 7–14.E. Wyciszkiewicz “EU External Energy Policy – Between Market and Strategic Interests”, 2008. http://www.pism.pl/zalaczniki/1_Strategic_Files.pdf
  1. Public consultation on the External Dimension of the EU Energy Policy. A EURELECTRIC response paper, 2011
  2. R. L. Larrson. “Tackling dependency: the EU and its energy security challenges”, 2007. p. 17-61 <http://www2.foi.se/rapp/foir2311.pdf>

Metodi didattici

Lectures, group work, discussions

Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Written test - 60 %. Paper – 30 %. Participation and activeness – 10 %

The outcome of the module will be averaged to that of the other module composing the integrated course in order to determine the final grade.

Strumenti a supporto della didattica

Power-point presentations, readings

Orario di ricevimento

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