M-GGR/02 - 6 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

Office: Palazzo Pedagaggi - Via Vittorio Emanuele II, 49 95131 - Catania
Phone: +39 095 7347214
Office Hours: mercoledì 12.00-14.00 e venerdì 16.00-18.00, su appuntamento

Course Structure

Frontal Lectures, presentations and lectures aimed at stimulating interaction and discussion with the students

Detailed Course Content

Images and representation of cities in their development strategies. Culture, creativity and technology as new urban development paradigms.

Globalization as a material phenomenon and as a political project, the new global interconnections, globalization and the creation of new tensions and divisions as well as new forms of integration. Particular emphasis is given to the analysis of the relationship between cities and globalization. The course tackles questions regarding cities considered both as actors of globalization and places where globalization takes place.

Textbook Information

A. Vanolo e U. Rossi (2010) Geografia Politica Urbana. Editori Laterza

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