MIS, Politics in Modern India and South Asia (E21)

Course content

The course offers an introduction to government, politics, and the relations between state and society in modern South Asia. During the course, students will become acquainted with the political systems of the South Asian countries and introduced to discussions about democracy, nationalism and the state, pluralism and identity politics.

The course combines a general introduction to the countries with a number of cross-cutting themes. The lessons will combine lectures with group work and student presentations. Apart from the general reading and preparations for the course, there will be home assignments to complete.

  • Curriculum for the BA programme in Modern India and South Asian Studies, the 2019 Curriculum
  • Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Modern India and South Asia Studies, the 2019 Curriculum
Learning outcome

BA 2019-ordning:
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia 1 (aktivitetskode  HIAB00941E)

BA Tilvalg 2019-ordning:
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia 1 (aktivitetskode HIAB10121E)

A combination of lectures and workshops

The teaching material will be made available on Absalon


Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 84
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • English
  • 412,5