Seminar in Geography

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Seminar in Geography

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Geography, Sociology

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course seeks to reflect on the future of Peru and its inhabitants, based on processes of environmental change currently underway. In order to systematize this inquiry, two important geographical concepts are used: Globalization and the Anthropocene. On the one hand, the study of the social and institutional forces that shaped the current Global Economy is addressed.

    And, on the other, the role of technological change and mass consumption in the establishment of contemporary global production networks is analyzed. In addition to these concepts and processes, their effects on land cover change and associated environmental transformations are considered. Finally, through the study of particular activities in four regions, the course aims to offer a glimpse of prospective socio-environmental scenarios for Per

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.


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