Campus Europe-Asie, Le Havre
the Silk Road(s) from the Chinese antiquity origins to the XVI century. Was it an early globalization ? What about a revival with the “one road, one belt” Chinese project ? Required reading : Boulnois Luce. Silk Road : Monks, Warriors & Merchants on the Silk Road. Translator Helen Loveday. Hong Kong, Odyssey ; New York, 2004..
-Economic power and its human dimension : GDP, population, urbanization and infrastructures, wealth and inequalities -Facing scarcity : energy, land and natural resources, environment, climate change -Competitive challenges : cost and non-cost competitivity, innovation, governance -Intra and extra regional dynamics : trade, investment and ﬁnance, geopolitics of Asia -The social dimension : women in asia Through an interactive process including individual or group presentations, and debates, the students will be asked to analyse a number of global trends through reports from the relevant multilateral institutions (UNDP,UNCTAD, IEA, WIPO, WTO, OECD, IMF, World Bank, regional banks, …) as well as a selected group of important private institutions, and to get a better understanding of their approach, methodology and ﬁndings as far as Asia is concerned. They will also look at a selection of national policy debates related to these mega-trends (for example aging in Japan, immigration in Singapore, innovation in India, climate change in China, commercial policy in Malaysia…). The whole purpose of the course is to help each student to get a general understanding of the main challenges facing Asia on the long term, as far as economic and social issues are concerned, with a focus on intra and inter regional challenges rather than a pure country to country analysis. No prior research is necessary before starting the course. Teacher will provide a large selection of reference studies, articles and reports in a USB key during the ﬁrst session. Required reading : -.
ASIA IN 2030 : THE LONG TERM CHALLENGES
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Hubert TESTARD (Conseiller général économique et ﬁnancier). Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : Students' evaluation will be based on three components : -one oral presentation by each student, alone or together with an other student, depending on the number of students attending the course. Oral presentations will represent 40% of the total score. Detailed indications on the scoring system of oral presentations will be provided during session 1. - an appreciation of students' active participation in the course. Raising questions, debating, bringing complementary views, sharing documents or videos, will add more diversity, content and interest to the course. Active participation will represent 20% of the total score. -the ﬁnal essay, based on a subject covering some of the main contents of the course. Its purpose is to check students' general understanding of the content of the course, their synthetic and analytical skills, capacity to develop their own views, and written skills. Final essay will represent 40% of the total score. Pedagogical method : Oral presentations made by teacher and students on the various compents of the course, and two debates (on women in Asia and the South China sea issue). An essay at the end of the course. Course Description : What will be the future of Asia ? What will it look like in 2030 and beyond ? The course will be based on an overview of ﬁve group of issues :
CHALLENGES OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Anja THOMAS (Teaching fellow). Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : To validate the course, the student is expected to pass : 1 reading synthesis, 1 oral presentation, 1 research paper/essay. 135